Bad, bad chocoholic...

Discussion in 'The Watercooler' started by dashcat, Apr 21, 2011.

  1. dashcat

    dashcat Member

    I still make difficult child an Easter basket. She's almost 20, and lives with her dad, but some traditions die hard. She's spending the night with me on Saturday (wonder why???) and today I made truffles, peppermint patties and haystacks. I am currently munching on warm haystacks. Lord, stop me! (but they are so good and it's only once a year!)

    Just a tiny bit of childhood I've seemed unable to let go of. What is unclear is whether it's her childhood or mine....
     
  2. Wiped Out

    Wiped Out Well-Known Member Staff Member

    Enjoy!!! Chocolate is good for you:)
     
  3. Star*

    Star* call 911........call 911

    PASS THE HAYSTACKS..........and no one gets hurt.
     
  4. Jody

    Jody Active Member

    Where do you live? I am on my way. Love, Love, Love Truffles.
     
  5. shellyd67

    shellyd67 Active Member

    Dash, that all sound so delicious !! What are haystacks ?:easter_eggs:
     
  6. HaoZi

    HaoZi Guest

    I think I have more excitement over Easter and Xmas than Kiddo does, lol. If I didn't have her I wouldn't bother doing anything but buying the candy.
     
  7. DDD

    DDD Well-Known Member

    Enjoy! Life is short, lol. DDD
     
  8. KTMom91

    KTMom91 Well-Known Member

    Mmmmmmm...peppermint patties...
     
  9. Hound dog

    Hound dog Nana's are Beautiful

    I stopped with the easter deal when my kids were about 12 or so. Not that I didn't set out candy or something. I like the pastel m&ms. lol

    I don't even do the grands. I do dinner. Moms get together as far as the egg hunt goes. Nana donates a dollar for the big special egg for each grand.

    If you indulge once a year or even a few times a year it doesn't hurt you. And I have to ask too......what are haystacks?
     
  10. Star*

    Star* call 911........call 911

    For anyone that is SAD their kids have forgotten Easter and still want to CREATE a basket? PM ME FOR MY ADDRESS! lol.

    THE DONKEY NEEdS HAYSTACKS. lol

    and we will hunt for eggs.
     
  11. AnnieO

    AnnieO Shooting from the Hip

    Add me... What the heck are haystacks???

    Oh yeah, Star? They now have (UGH) edible basket grass. Multiple flavors. BLEAH!
     
  12. TerryJ2

    TerryJ2 Well-Known Member

    Haystacks are made with-tiny crunchy dry Asian noodles that you usually put under chow mein. Or, you can use corn chips.
    Warning--the thicker wheat noodles are easier to use than the thinner, more fragile rice noodle by La Choy. The chocolate (and/or peanut butter) never really hardens and you end up scooping up mouthfuls with-a spoon. Edible, but unsightly. :)
     
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