Chocolate Dipped Spoons.. great for gift giving!
INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 5
  • Servings: 12
  • Preparation Time: 20
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 2 teaspoons shortening, divided
  • 12 metal or plastic spoons
  • 2 squares (1 ounce each) semisweet chocolate
  • 4 teaspoons coarse sugar
DIRECTIONS
  1. In a microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate chips and 1 teaspoon shortening; stir until smooth. Dip each spoon into chocolate; tap spoon handles on edge of bowl to remove excess chocolate. Place on waxed paper; let stand until set.
  2. In a microwave-safe bowl, melt semisweet chocolate and remaining shortening; stir until smooth. Dip coated spoons into chocolate mixture; tap spoon handles on edge of bowl to remove excess chocolate. Place on waxed paper; sprinkle with coarse sugar. Let stand until set.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
I love coffee and this delightful recipe I found on the web a few years ago. You can use different color sugar, but use bright colors on white chocolate... natural color sugar looks good on dark chocolate colors. I made these for a bridal shower one year.