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Do you love eating candy on Valentine’s Day? Um I do!! And so do my kids. Try these new Mike & Ike candies today!
Bethlehem, PA (January, 2014) – Share the passion of Valentine’s Day by surprising special loved ones in your life this Valentine’s Day with limited edition varieties from MIKE AND IKE® and HOT TAMALES® candy. MIKE AND IKE® Passion Mix, is hitting the shelves just in time for Valentine’s Day! Your favorite “hottie” will love to receive special edition HOT TAMALES® Cinnamon candy with special HOTTIE Valentine’s Day graphics. Go the extra mile for your Valentine this year and create some tasty recipes featuring MIKE AND IKE® and HOT TAMALES® candies! These recipes were created by Chef Jamie Geller as part of her recent alliance with the leading candy brands.
MIKE AND IKE® Passion Mix and HOT TAMALES® Hottie both come in a 5 oz box, and are the perfect addition to any Valentine’s Day gift. The MIKE AND IKE® Passion Mix blend includes Paradise Punch, Strawberry, Grape and Cherry flavors. HOT TAMALES® special edition for Valentine’s Day is the classic Cinnamon flavor everyone loves and the box comes ready to gift with a tag fully integrated into the packaging! SRP for both 5oz boxes is $1.00 – $1.39
“There is nothing sweeter on Valentine’s Day than candy,” says Koren Ivie, Brand Manager for MIKE AND IKE® and HOT TAMALES® candy. “We are sure consumers will fall in love with MIKE AND IKE® Passion Mix as well as HOT TAMALES® with Valentine’s Day packaging!”
These Bejeweled Mike and Ike Cookies look yummy! Try them today!
Prep Time: 15 min
Cook Time: 10 min
Ready Time: 25 min
· 1 ½ Boxes of MIKE AND IKE® Passion Mix
· 2/3 Cup margarine – cold
· 1 Cup Sugar
· 1 Egg
· 1 teaspoon vanilla
· 2 Cups flour
· 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F.
2. In a mixer bowl, put 2/3 C Margarine, 1 C Sugar, 1 Egg and 1 teaspoon Vanilla.
3. Mix until well creamed.
4. Add in 2 C flour and 1 teaspoon Baking Soda.
5. Add in chopped up MIKE AND IKE® Passion Mix, mix into a dough (will be slightly sticky).
6. Roll into 1 inch balls. Place on cookie sheets lined with baking paper.
7. Bake for about 10 minutes or until edges are golden. Centers will be slightly soft.
8. Let cool.