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McPhersonSentinel - McPherson, KS
  • What's for dinner: Strawberry Ghosts Recipe

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  • Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
    • Yield: 30 Servings
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    Ingredients
    • 30 fresh strawberries
    • 8 ounces white baking chocolate, chopped
    • 1 teaspoon shortening
    • 1/8 teaspoon almond extract
    • 1/4 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
    Directions
    • Wash strawberries and gently pat with paper towels until completely dry. In a microwave-safe bowl, melt white chocolate and shortening at 50% power; stir until smooth. Stir in extract.
    • Dip each strawberry in chocolate mixture; place on a waxed paper-lined baking sheet, allowing excess chocolate to form the ghosts' tails. Immediately press chocolate chips into coating for eyes. Freeze for 5 minutes.
    • In a microwave-safe bowl, melt remaining chocolate chips; stir until smooth. Dip a toothpick into melted chocolate and draw a mouth on each face. Yield: 2-1/2 dozen.

     
    Nutritional Facts 1 strawberry equals 54 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 8 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.
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