Kids of all ages love these chocolaty marshmallow treats. They're easy to make and make great Christmas gifts.— Donna Hickok, Olds, Alberta
Total TimePrep: 15 min. + chilling
Makesabout 4 dozen
- 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
- 1 tablespoon shortening
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- Large marshmallows, miniature pretzels and/or whole fresh strawberries
- In a microwave, melt chocolate chips and shortening. Stir in cinnamon. Dip three-quarters of each marshmallow, pretzel and/or strawberry in chocolate. Place on a waxed paper-lined baking sheet. Refrigerate until set, about 30 minutes.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 19 calories, 1g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 0 sodium, 2g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.
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Originally published as Chocolate-Dipped Treats in Country Woman November/December 1999