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Sharing the JOY of Advent

2021-12-04 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Sharing the JOY of Advent – Cookies for Christmas!  Mark your calendars for these dates, grab the ingredients needed, and tune in on Zoom link provided in order to try some new tasty treats, all led by people at St. James!

Old-Fashioned Peanut Brittle – Saturday, December 4th at 2pm

Crispy, crunchy homemade candy loaded with peanuts in a buttery, sweet candy coating. It’s the best peanut brittle EVER and perfect for homemade gift-giving.

The best part…you don’t need a candy thermometer and it only takes a total of 10 minutes to make!



  • 1 ½ to 2 cups of raw peanut Bulk barn sells raw peanuts.  You cannot use roasted nuts.  It must be raw peanuts. 
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • ½ cup Corn Syrup
  • 1 tsp Butter
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 1 tsp Baking soda


-A glass deep-dish pie plate that is microwave safe.  (e.g., Pyrex)

-Oven mitts…  Pyrex dish gets very hot. Participants under the age of 12 would need an adult to handle the Pyrex.

-Microwave oven

-A butter knife                     -A pizza pan


2:00 pm - 3:30 pm