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Chocolate Lollipops

 

While I was on vacation in Hawaii, I learned something new about my Step-dad. He watches a lot of the Food Network – Including the Barefoot Contessa!
That’s right! My Step-dad will watch football one minute and Ina Garten the next minute.
And that’s ok with me. If I weren’t watching with him, I would not have seen the episode where she made these.
I always have a bit of leftover chocolate when I am making my cake pops and I thought this would be a great way to use up those precious few ounces that I am reluctant to throw away, yet it’s not really enough to save.
Here’s what you’ll need:
Melted Candy Coating (any color or flavor)
lollipop sticks
dried fruit, candy, nuts – basically anything that tastes good coated in chocolate
wax paper lined cookie sheet
Here is what I used:
Dried Kiwi
Dried Pineapple
Dried Mango
Dried Papaya
Almonds
Gummi Bears, Sour Patch Kids, and Nerds
Chocolate and White Candy Coating

 

Here’s what you do:
Pour a small amount of melted chocolate on to the wax paper. Not too much, just enough for a 2 inch circle.
Roll 1 inch of the lollipop stick in the chocolate coating and then let lay flat.
Add toppings before it hardens.
I also swirled some white and chocolate for some extra fun!
Aren’t these beautiful? The orange and yellow stands out so nicely against the white. Makes me very happy 🙂

 

The kids LOVED the gummies and sour patch kids on theirs! So much fun for them to decorate!
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Enjoy! Have a Scrumptious Day!

Happy Birthday, Mom!
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Kara at Petals to Picots

Wednesday 25th of January 2012

These look awesome!! Thanks for sharing at my party!

Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust

Tuesday 24th of January 2012

I love this idea! I hate throwing away that excess, but it never re-melts right when I save it. This is the perfect way to use it up. Thanks for sharing on Crazy Sweet Tuesday!

Beth (www.livinglifeintentionally.blogspot.com)

Monday 23rd of January 2012

They look pretty &delicious!! Thanks for linking up to TGIF! Have a great week,Beth =-)

Juggling With Kids

Saturday 21st of January 2012

Yummy! These look great! Visiting from TGIF! http://www.jugglingwithkids.com

momto8

Saturday 21st of January 2012

I can just tell they taste as good as they look! My kids will love these! thanks.I am your newest follower..pls follow back if you can!