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    Pepitapapas

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    Lorianne1's Note:

    Found recipe in Rachel Ray's magazine. Very easy to make and very good. The cayenne pepper really brings out the flavor of the chocolate. I buy bittersweet chocolate and pumpkin seeds (pepitas) at Trader Joe's at very reasonable prices. Number of serving is approximate--depends on how big of pieces you break it into.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a large skillet over medium heat, lightly toast pepitas for 10 minutes stirring frequently. Let cool.
    2. 2
      Melt chocolate in double boiler, stirring until melted. Chocolate can also be melted in microwave at 50% power until just melted. (stir every 30 seconds).
    3. 3
      Stir 1 3/4 cup pepitas and cayenne pepper into melted chocolate.
    4. 4
      Spread chocolate mixture on wax paper lined baking sheet in 1/4 inch layer.
    5. 5
      Sprinkle remaining pepitas on top.
    6. 6
      Refrigerate until set. (approx 30 minutes).
    7. 7
      Break into pieces.
    8. 8
      Store in refrigerator.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 09, 2009

      55

      oh yum! this turned out so good! And it's easy to make, as well. You really can't beat that. I also added some cinnamon to it as well as coconut to half. This will be made again for sure. Thanks for posting.

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    • on March 03, 2009

      55

      Oh so yummy! I love the light crunch of the pumpkin seeds, and of course I love bittersweet chocolate! Thank you! Made for the Best of 2008 Cookbook tag.

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    • on December 18, 2008

      55

      Simple and delicious. I already had a bunch of pepitas on hand and was looking for ways to use them, and this is a great way! I followed the directions, microwaveing my chocolate, as I have no double boiler. Thanks for sharing!

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    Nutritional Facts for Pepitapapas

    Serving Size: 1 (29 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 20

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 74.7
     
    Calories from Fat 56
    76%
    Total Fat 6.3 g
    9%
    Saturated Fat 1.2 g
    6%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 2.4 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 2.4 g
    0%
    Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
    2%
    Sugars 0.1 g
    0%
    Protein 3.3 g
    6%

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