Category Lollies/Candy/Sweets

Gingerbread Truffles | Close Encounters of the Cooking Kind

Gingerbread Truffles

Soft gingerbread truffles made with gingernut biscuits and dipped in white chocolate. The perfect treat for the holidays. Hi, everybody! It’s taken me a bit of time to get around to writing this post. Before we left for Africa, I had everything set up and ready to go. Since this trip to South-East Asia was […]

Double Chocolate Oreo Bark | Close Encounters of the Cooking Kind

Double Chocolate Oreo Bark

Ridiculously easy double chocolate Oreo bark, made with only three ingredients. A great snack that takes less than 10 minutes to throw together. Are you ready for a super easy recipe today? It’s so easy that I would barely even classify it as a recipe. This Double Chocolate Oreo Bark is perfect for weeks like this […]

Chocolate-Coated Honeycomb | Close Encounters of the Cooking Kind

Chocolate-Coated Honeycomb

Most children in Australia will be confronted with a very important question at some stage of their childhood – Violet Crumble or Crunchie? Much like the Pepsi/Coke debate (Pepsi for me), the Violet Crumble/Crunchie debate is one that will divide a nation. End friendships. Even end relationships. Well, maybe not relationships, but people have a […]

Russian Caramel | Close Encounters of the Cooking Kind

Russian Caramel

Is it too soon for me to mention the C word? No, not the rude C word. I mean Christmas! I think it’s about to get all Christmassy around here very, very soon and I can’t wait. I heard the first Christmas song of the season on the radio the other day. A little early you […]