Cynthia Colclasure’s Delicious
A Costco member who lives in Connell, Washington,
makes the best quick, easy and delicious caramels we’ve
encountered. She writes, “My son loves these candies and
requests them for every special occasion.”
1 cup butter – no substitutes
21/4 cups packed light brown sugar
1 14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk
1 cup light corn syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1. Melt butter in a large microwave-safe bowl.
2. Add brown sugar, sweetened condensed milk and
corn syrup. Stir well. Microwave on high 17-21 minutes,
stirring every 3 minutes.
3. Add vanilla, mix well, and pour into buttered
9-by-13-inch pan. Cool until set. Cut into squares.
Wrap in plastic or waxed paper. Makes 8-10 dozen
8 cups water
Ghirardelli Tuxedo Brownies
Costco’s private-label Kirkland
Signature Cranberry Cocktail
adds a pleasing blush to this
1 20-ounce package Ghirardelli Brownie Mix
1/3 cup water
1/3 cup vegetable oil
16 ounces cream cheese, softened
2/3 cup sugar
24 whole cloves
4 short cinnamon sticks Preheat oven to 325°F. Blend mix, water, oil and 1 egg until
1/4 cup sugar moistened. Spoon into lightly greased 9-by-13-inch pan. In
8 tea bags a separate bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar on low speed
until smooth. Add 2 eggs and beat until blended. Spread
4 cups Kirkland Signature evenly over brownie batter. Bake 40-45 minutes. Cool, cut
Cranberry Cocktail into 24 squares, and decorate with melted chocolate if
Combine water, cloves, cinnamon desired. Store covered in the refrigerator.
and sugar in saucepan
and bring to a boil. Remove cinnamon sticks, add tea bags
and steep 3 minutes. Add cranberry cocktail and return
to boil. Serve hot. Makes 16 teacup servings.
Here’s an easy way to
add a little slice of
European savoir faire to any
occasion. Just offer
Kirkland Signature Delacre
chocolate covered biscuits.
The Delacre Company
was established in Belgium
in the 1870s by Charles
Delacre and soon became
recognized as a maker of
fine chocolates. By 1890,
the company had become
renowned for their art in
combining delicious Belgian
chocolate with fine
Today, Delacre offers
more than 13 varieties of luscious biscuits covered in rich
Belgian chocolate, and in
keeping with tradition, they
are all still made in Europe.
Costco Tip:These delectable biscuits are also nice
gifts for business associates,
hostesses, teachers, neighbors, or just as a special treat
for you with a pot of tea.