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Chocolate Covered Bugs

These candies look like bugs when assembled. Great treat for Halloween.


Red-licorice whips
24 Soft caramel candies
6 oz Chocolate chips

For Decorations:

Colored sprinkles
Red Hots candies
Sliced almonds
Assorted decors and dragees


Line a baking sheet with waxed paper. Cut licorice into small

Use your hands to flatten each caramel into a small oval. Press bits of licorice onto 12 of the flattened caramels to make legs. Top each with a second caramel and press edges to seal. Put on prepared baking sheet.

Put chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on High about 1 minute. Stir and then microwave on High 1 minute longer. Remove from oven and stir until melted. Spoon melted chocolate over each candy. Decorate with nuts and candy.

Yield: 12 servings



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