Maple Cashew Goodies

Maple Cashew Goodies
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A maple filling is coated in milk chocolate and cashews for a sweet treat to satisfy any sweet tooth.
45 min
Prep Time
2:45
Total Time
36 candies

Ingredients

1/4 cup
marshmallow crème
2 tablespoons
Land O Lakes® Butter
1/2 teaspoon
maple flavoring
1 cup
powdered sugar
2 cups
real semi-sweet or milk chocolate chips
2 tablespoons
shortening
3/4 cup
coarsely chopped salted cashews

Directions

  1. Place baking cups onto large baking sheet; set aside.
  2. Combine marshmallow crème and butter in bowl. Microwave, stirring once, 30-45 seconds or until melted. Stir in maple flavoring until well mixed. Stir in powdered sugar until well mixed. Place mixture onto waxed paper; knead by hand until smooth dough forms.
  3. Shape dough into 36 (about 1/2-inch) balls. Place onto waxed paper.
  4. Combine chocolate chips and shortening in bowl. Microwave, stirring occasionally, 1 1/2-2 minutes or until melted and smooth.
  5. Place 1 ball on small spoon; dip into chocolate mixture. Place coated ball into each paper cup. Repeat with remaining balls.
  6. Stir chopped cashews into remaining chocolate in bowl. Spoon about 1 rounded teaspooncashew mixture over each ball, covering entire ball. Let stand 2 hours or until chocolate is set.
  7. Store between sheets of waxed paper in container with tight-fitting lid at room temperature up to 5 days.
  8. Variation:
  9. Maple Drop Clusters.Omit paper cups. Prepare candies as directed. Drop 1 teaspoonchocolate mixture onto waxed paper; top with maple ball. Spoon 1 tablespoon chocolate mixture over each ball.

Recipe Tips

When melting chocolate, be sure bowl and spoons are clean and dry.

Nutrition Facts (1 candy)

Calories
90
Cholesterol
0mg
Carbohydrates
11g
Protein
1g
Fat
5g
Sodium
25mg
Dietary Fiber
1g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

These are da bomb! Makes me think they were made by Sees Candy. Actually, I think I will try them with peanuts next time. Then they will remind me of Bun maple candy bars.

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