Easy Caramel Modjestkas #FoodieExtravaganza

Easy Caramel Modjestkas wrap soft chewy caramel around a soft marshmallow center  all without the  fuss of making these candies from scratch.
Easy Caramel Modjestkas

Easy Caramel Modjestkas

By  Sue Lau | Palatable Pastime

Easy Caramel Modjestkas is my recipe of the day  with  the  blogging group Foodie Extravaganza. We get together once per month to post recipes associated with food events and holidays. And October is National Caramel Month! So get ready….

Easy Caramel Modjestkas

What’s a Ma…Modjestka?

You may wonder what modjestkas are. They are candies (obviously, if  you spotted the pix) that are named after a Polish actress Helena Modjestka. She obviously  must have impressed a local candy-maker  who made these in her honor (at least ones made from scratch).

They are  sold  all  around northern Kentucky and you may have seen some at  Cracker Barrel  or online. For  which they charge an arm and a leg.

Fuss  or No-Fuss

Of course, you can make them yourself from  scratch,  or if you are devious like I am, use my cheater’s method. Then you can even get the little kids in  on  the help since there is no risk of being burned by heated caramel.

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Your favorite bloggers from #FoodieExtravaganza have gathered some of their favorite caramel recipes into one spot to kick off the fall baking season. Don’t these all sound amazing!

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Easy Caramel Modjestkas

Easy Caramel Modjestkas

The  simplicity  is  that  these can be  made with small pieces of marshmallows wrapped inside a soft chewy caramel which is then pinched closed.

I assure you  it  tastes pretty much the  same, costs a fraction of the  store bought  type and make excellent gifts. So get the kids around the kitchen table for an hour of  fun. Imagine  the pride they will have  in crafting  their own  candies.

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Easy Caramel Modjestkas

Easy Caramel Modjestkas

Sue Lau
Prep Time 1 hr 15 mins
Course Candy
Cuisine American, Southern
Servings 6 dozen candies

Equipment

  • Wax Paper sheets

Ingredients
  

  • 1 (10 ounce) bag fresh soft marshmallows
  • 4 (8.1 ounces each) bags Werther's soft caramels

Instructions
 

  • Flatten 2 caramels slightly and stack.
  • Roll out the soft caramels between waxed paper and wrap around half a marshmallow, pinching edges closed to seal.
  • Wrap in squares of wax paper, twisting ends.
  • Store wrapped candies in an airtight container.

Notes

From the kitchen of palatablepastime.com
Keyword Kentucky, No-Cook

Easy Caramel Modjestkas

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