Jack-o-lantern candy

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
½ cup Peanut butter
2 tablespoons Butter
1¼ cup Icong sugar - sifted
1 cup Cocoa; unsweetened - sifted
½ cup Milk; Evaporated
1 cup Peanuts; chopped
⅔ cup Coconut; dessicated
\N \N Red & yellow food colouring
\N \N Pretzel sticks or-
\N \N Licorice whips

Combine peanut butter and butter in medium bowl. Micrwave at High 45-60 seconds till melted. Stir till blended. Gradually add icing sugar and cocoa alternaternately with evaporated milk till smoothly blended. Stir in peanut. Chill till firm enough to shape into balls.

Colour coconut with red and yellow food colouring to desired shade of orange. (Shake coconut and food coluring together in jar with tight lid.) Form spoonfuls (about 1 Tbsp) of chocolate mixture into balls.

Roll into coconut and insert small piece of pretzel or licorice into top for stem. Chill well before servimg. Store, covered in refrigerator. Make about 2 dozen. Source: The Toronto Sun

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