Halloween Chocolate Lollipops Recipe
"Kids really love the spooky shapes of these lollipops, and the vanilla and chocolate coatings make a pretty pair," says Sandra McKenzie, Braham, Minnesota.
- 1-1/2 cups vanilla or white chips
- 1/8 teaspoon coconut extract
- Ghost lollipop/candy molds
- 20 lollipop sticks
- 1-1/2 cups milk chocolate chips
- 1/8 teaspoon orange extract
- Pumpkin lollipop/candy molds
- 1. In a microwave, melt vanilla chips at 70% power for 1 minute; stir. Microwave at additional 10- to 20-second intervals, stirring until smooth. Stir in coconut extract. Cut a small hole in the corner of a pastry or plastic bag; insert a #3 round pastry tip.
- 2. Transfer melted vanilla chips to bag. Fill ghost molds three-fourths full. Press a lollipop stick into each ghost; top with a small amount of melted chips. Freeze until firm, about 15 minutes. Set remaining melted chips aside.
- 3. Melt milk chocolate chips at 70% power for 1 minute; stir. Microwave at additional 10- to 20-second intervals, stirring until smooth. Stir in orange extract. Prepare a second pastry or plastic bag; insert tip.
- 4. Transfer melted chocolate to bag. Fill pumpkin molds three-fourths full. Press a lollipop stick into each pumpkin; top with a small amount of chocolate. Freeze until firm, about 15 minutes. Set remaining melted chocolate aside.
- 5. Remove lollipops from molds. Use reserved melted chips to add faces to ghosts and pumpkins. Refrigerate until serving. Yield: 20 lollipops.
1 serving (1 each) equals 134 calories, 8 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 22 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.
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