Tantalize guests with after-dinner confections that are just right with coffee, tea or punch.
bag (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips (1 cup)
Assorted dippers (strawberries, dark sweet cherries or maraschino cherries, pineapple chunks, small cookies)
Betty Crocker™ colored sugar or decors, if desired
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.
Dip any of the assorted dippers 3/4 of the way into chocolate; sprinkle with sugar. Place on waxed paper in pan.
Refrigerate uncovered about 30 minutes or until chocolate is firm.
Use 3 squares (2 ounces each) vanilla-flavored candy coating (almond bark), cut up, for the chocolate chips.
Dip into melted chocolate chips, then drizzle with melted vanilla-flavored coating or sprinkle with crushed candies.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Confection
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- (Saturated Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
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.