October 19, 2009

Best Chunky Candy

Best Chunky Candy

Makes: 6 servings

Created by The MDM Team, Sunday, December 30, 2007
It's a chocolate lover's dream. Everyone will go nuts over these homemade candy treats that are sure to satisfy any sweet tooth. Ready yourself for love at first bite...

4 oz. unsweetened chocolate
1/2 cup maple syrup
1/3 cup of raisins
1/4 cup currants
1/2 cup hazelnuts or almonds, chopped finely
1 tsp dark rum or vanilla

In microwave or double boiler, melt chocolate. Add raisins and currants, rum or vanilla, and nuts. Combine well. Drop onto wax paper in rounded spoonfuls, using two spoons or a cookie scoop. Refrigerate for 30 minutes, then store in a Ziploc bag in a cool place.

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