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Pots o' Gold

 Pots o' Gold
You won't find a real pot of gold at the end of a rainbow, but this chocolate garnish from our Test Kitchen will make any dessert look like a million bucks!
16 ServingsPrep: 35 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 teaspoon shortening
  • 1/2 cup light green candy coating disks

Directions

  • Place a sheet of waxed paper on a baking sheet; draw a 1-in. pot with
  • a 2-in. x 1-in. rainbow coming out of the pot. Place another sheet
  • of waxed paper over the top. Secure both to a baking sheet with
  • tape; set aside.
  • In a microwave, melt the chocolate chips and shortening; stir until
  • smooth. Cut a hole in the corner of a pastry or plastic bag. Insert
  • round tip #3 and add the melted chocolate. Pipe chocolate over
  • outlines; chill.
  • In another microwave-safe bowl, melt candy coating. Cut a hole in
  • another pastry bag. Insert round tip #3 and fill with candy coating.
  • Fill in chocolate outline. Chill until set. Use as a garnish for
  • desserts. Yield: 16 Pots o' Gold.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 52 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 14 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.