10-Minute Valentines Candies

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Cherry Pi Gal

These gorgeously gourmet candies only take 3 ingredients and a few minutes of work! I was going to make a kind of peppermint bark for my friends (it was such a hit during the holidays), but they morphed into these once I realized I had no candycanes. Just as delicious!

Top Review by rohanlori

These turned out pretty despite the vague directions and misleading name...I used 12 ounces of white chocolate to the 2 tbsps of crisco, this ratio seemed to work well. I also added a few drops of cherry flavoring to the red food coloring. The chocolate set pretty quickly, but the darker and thicker (and prettier) swirls of red color took much longer to dry. I did not attempt to cut out hearts, but instead broke the candy up into slabs. I like that this was easy, fairly quick and looked like Valentines candy.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Melt the white chocolate and shortening in a double-boiler (or the microwave, if you're extremely careful not to burn!).
  2. Pour onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or wax paper. Drop a few drops of red food coloring onto the chocolate, scattered around. Swirl the coloring with a fork.
  3. Once the chocolate is starting set (you'll know because it won't be so shiny), you can take a toothpick and cut out heart shapes. They might look kind of messy, but you can clean them up once they're removed. Once dry, break up the chocolate around the hearts. Enjoy!

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