Saturday, May 30, 2015

Chow down on bacon roses and 7 other salty-sweet snacks for Father’s Day

Need some sweet-salty snack ideas for Father's Day?

Sea Salt and Honey Ice Cream

Move over salted caramel: Salted honey is in the house. This salty-sweet ice cream takes just four ingredients. Bonus: You don't even need an ice cream machine!


Sea Salt Caramels

Yes, you can make your own caramels at home! Since they're made with love, Dad will appreciate these more than any store-bought treat you can find.

Get the recipe from Donuts, Dresses and Dirt

Homemade "Snicker" Cups

I know Dad says he doesn't play favorites, but if you give him these dark chocolate cups packed with nuts and fresh homemade caramel, you might get a few bonus points on Father's Day.

Get the recipe from Errin's Kitchen

Beer Batter Cupcakes

Saddle up, gentlemen. We're introducing you to the "dude cake." It's a cupcake packed with some of men's favorite flavors; beer, bacon, maple, and a kick of cayenne.

Get the recipe from Kailley's Kitchen

Salted Double Chocolate Hazlenut Cookies

I know, women have the reputation for chocolate cravings, but there are plenty of men who like to indulge as well. Take care of them with these chocolate cookies loaded with chocolate chips and hazelnuts.

Get the recipe from Two Peas and Their Pod

Potato Chip Cookies

Here's a cookie that proves opposites attract. Chocolate chips and potato chips complement each other in a dessert the recipe author calls life-changing.

Get the recipe from Lemons for LuLu


Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzels

This is an easy recipe for little kids to make for Daddy. You might want to make a double batch, because by the time the little ones get through sampling their creations, there may not be any left for the big man.

Get the recipe from Back for Seconds

The best fathers balance their sweet and tough sides. They don’t hesitate to stand up to anyone who might hurt their kids, then they turn into big teddy bears when it’s time to play with those kids. We’ve rounded up eight sweet and salty recipes to celebrate both sides of the man you love. From Bacon Bourbon Cupcakes to Chocolate Chip Potato Chip Cookies, we found lots of fun snacks. We guarantee he will like them much more than another tie.


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Laurie Farmer
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