Dipped chocolates

Yield: 10 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 cup Butter
1 15 oz can sweetened condensed milk
2 pounds Plus one cup confectioners' sugar
2 teaspoons Vanilla
½ teaspoon Desired flavoring
Flaked coconut
Peanut butter
Chopped nuts
Chopped candied fruit or raisins etc.
24 ounces Semi-sweet chocolate baking chips -plus-
1 3-ounce cake of paraffin OR-
24 ounces of melting chocolate in which case paraffin should be omitted.

CONFECTIONERS' SUGAR DOUGH

ADDITIONS FOR DOUGH

USE AS DESIRED

Mix butter and milk. With spoon or hands, work in sugar and vanilla. Divide dough into 4 portions. Flavor and add desired ingredients. Chill. Form dough into balls or roll into logs. Chill again.

In the top of a double boiler over simmering water, melt chocolate chips with paraffin (or melt the melting chocolate). Stir well.

With a skewer, dip balls into chocolate mixture. Let drip, then place on waxed paper to harden. Decorate if desired. Chill. Makes 200 pieces of candy.

Recipe by: Unknown source (Mom's Recipe-newspaper clipping) Posted to recipelu-digest Volume 01 Number 493 by PLK1028<PLK1028@...> on Jan 11, 1998

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