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Maple Cashew Goodies
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1/4 cup marshmallow crème

2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter

1/2 teaspoon maple flavoring

1 cup powdered sugar

2 cups semi-sweet or milk chocolate chips

2 tablespoons shortening

3/4 cup coarsely chopped salted cashews

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Place baking cups onto large baking sheet; set aside.

  2. STEP 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. STEP 3

    Shape dough into 36 (about 1/2-inch) balls. Place onto waxed paper.

  4. STEP 4

    Combine chocolate chips and shortening in bowl. Microwave, stirring occasionally, 1 1/2-2 minutes or until melted and smooth.

  5. STEP 5

    Place 1 ball on small spoon; dip into chocolate mixture. Place coated ball into each paper cup. Repeat with remaining balls.

  6. STEP 6

    Stir chopped cashews into remaining chocolate in bowl. Spoon about 1 rounded teaspoon cashew mixture over each ball, covering entire ball. Let stand 2 hours or until chocolate is set.

  7. STEP 7

    Store between sheets of waxed paper in container with tight-fitting lid at room temperature up to 5 days.

Maple Drop Clusers

Omit paper cups. Prepare candies as directed. Drop 1 teaspoon chocolate mixture onto waxed paper; top with maple ball. Spoon 1 tablespoon chocolate mixture over each ball.

Tip #1

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

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