Chocolate-Dipped Confections

Chocolate-Dipped Confections

Tantalize guests with after-dinner confections that are just right with coffee, tea or punch.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

50

Minutes

Makes

3 to 4 dozen confections

1
bag (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips (1 cup)
1
tablespoon shortening
Assorted dippers (strawberries, dark sweet cherries or maraschino cherries, pineapple chunks, small cookies)
Betty Crocker® colored sugar or decors, if desired
  1. Line jelly roll pan, 15 1/2x10 1/2x1 inch, with waxed paper. In 1-quart heavy saucepan, heat chocolate chips and shortening over low heat, stirring frequently, until smooth; remove from heat.
  2. Dip any of the assorted dippers 3/4 of the way into chocolate; sprinkle with sugar. Place on waxed paper in pan.
  3. Refrigerate uncovered about 30 minutes or until chocolate is firm.
Makes 3 to 4 dozen confections
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
Use 3 squares (2 ounces each) vanilla-flavored candy coating (almond bark), cut up, for the chocolate chips.
Special Touch
Dip into melted chocolate chips, then drizzle with melted vanilla-flavored coating or sprinkle with crushed candies.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Confection)
  • Calories 30
    • (Calories from Fat 20),
  • Total Fat 2g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 65mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 4g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
  • Protein 0g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 1/2 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.