I hope that you are having a great day! Did you enjoy your weekend? Did you finish all of your last minute shopping, wrapping, and baking? I heard it was crazy out there, thankfully I did not need to venture out. I was home trying a few last minute recipes and trying not to eat it all before I could package it up.
One of the things I made was this “Crockpot candy”. Basically you throw all of your ingredients in the crock pot and less than an hour later you spoon them out onto a Silphat or waxed paper, let set and enjoy.
Chocolate covered candy is a staple at Christmas, normally I use my chocolate tempering machine or the microwave but this method is so easy it is ridiculous.
Chocolate Covered Nuts, Marshmallows and Pretzels
1 bag of semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 bag of 60% chocolate chips
1 bag of Wilton chocolate discs
24 oz of honey roasted peanuts or
colored marshmallows or
your choice of nuts, berries, seeds, etc.
Place all chocolate into the crock pot, turn on low and cook for 30-45 minutes or until melted.
Pour chocolate into bowls and add whatever you want to chocolate cover, then spoon out portions onto waxed paper. Let set, and enjoy.
Note: Make sure to watch your chocolate so it does not burn. Each Crockpot is different.
I love this candy! It is shiny, smooth, rich, creamy, chocolaty and scrumptious! After it set up I packaged it into bags, decorated with ribbon and gave it all away to the neighbors and some friends. I think I am going to have to whip up another batch because I am addicted the the chocolate covered marshmallows!
The peanuts are pretzels are not bad either.
You can cover anything, cookies, candy, dried fruits, nuts, or a combination f nuts and fruit. One of my favorites is cashews, dried cherries and pistachios.
Do you make candy? What do you make? An old family recipe? Do you chocolate cover anything? What is your favorite things to cover with chocolate?
Travel safe this week if you are off to spend time with family and friends.
Have a great week!