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Cow Pies

Rated as 4.71 out of 5 Stars

"This chocolate confection is easily popped in the mouth and will melt away, leaving you with a chocolate memory that will need to be revived ...with another!"
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Ingredients

servings 192 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings (2 dozen)

Directions

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  1. In the top pot of a double boiler, melt chocolate chips and shortening over simmering water in the bottom pot.. Stir until smooth. Remove from the heat; stir in raisins and almonds.
  2. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto waxed paper or parchment. Chill until ready to serve.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 192 calories; 11.2 g fat; 23.8 g carbohydrates; 3 g protein; 6 mg cholesterol; < 1 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I absolutely love these. They were so simple to make. I didn't have any raisins though so I doubled up on the nuts ( which by the way I used Honey Roasted Peanuts). That's all I had handy... but...

Most helpful critical review

we found these just too sweet with the milk chocolate - and i even added more raisins and almonds. easy to make, though.

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I absolutely love these. They were so simple to make. I didn't have any raisins though so I doubled up on the nuts ( which by the way I used Honey Roasted Peanuts). That's all I had handy... but...

I have made these with craisins, dried blueberries and chopped dried cherries. Have never been disappointed!

These turned out really well, and couldn't be any easier to make. The chocolate didn't pool on the bottom, which happens to me a lot with this type of candy. They look very professional and pr...

This was SO easy to make! I needed something fast and easy for a potluck party. I followed the directions exactly except I only had walnuts. So with walnuts, raisins, it was GREAT. I used the Ba...

These are great and very simple. My husband was wary of them, but I was curious, so I went ahead and tried it. He loves them! I had to use honey roasted peanuts since that is all I had, and t...

A wonderful homemade treat for chocoholics. These are really yummy, Noel. But why save them for Christmas. To a chocoholic, these would be good annyyytiiimmmeee! Thanks for sharing.

This recipe is wonderful, easy, and fast to make. I used dried cranberries instead of raisins and they were delicious. The name, however, could use some work. My brother and I decided that we di...

A great quick simple dessert that everybody loves.

So delicious and so simple! Go ahead and use any old nut you want! They are scrumptious and I personally love them with walnuts, but hubby likes them with cashews. That's the beauty of this reci...