News Canada: Almond Chocolate Chews

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Jan. 15, 2013

Simple and delicious, Trish Magwood makes more than your average covered almonds.

Ingredients

Butterscotch chips 2 Cup (32 tbs) (1 package)
Semi sweet chocolate chips 2 Cup (32 tbs) (1 package)
Raisins 1 Cup (16 tbs) (dry)
Dry cranberries 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Salted pretzel 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs) , broken in half
Whole almond 2 Cup (32 tbs) , dry roasted (for substitute: whole almond, salted)

Directions

GETTING READY

1. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.

MAKING

2. In a double boiler, melt semi sweet chocolate chips, and butterscotch chips. Stir periodically.

3. Drop cranberries, and raisins. Give it a good stir.

4. Throw pretzels, and almonds. Stir to combine. Remove the pan from heat. Let the mixture cool, just enough to handle.

5. Dip two teaspoons in water. Clump and drop teaspoon full of almond mixture onto the cookie sheet.

6. Pop the cookie sheet in refrigerator for 20-30 minutes or until firm.

SERVING

7. Serve almond chocolate chews chilled and enjoy.

TIPS

It will take about 10 minutes for the chocolate to melt.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1005Calories from Fat 331

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 39 g60%

Saturated Fat 7 g35%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 1153 mg48.04%

Total Carbohydrates 159 g53%

Dietary Fiber 9 g36%

Sugars 53 g

Protein 19 g38%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet