Easiest-Ever Chocolate Candy

Perfectly suited to any holiday tray or gift plate, these rich candies are a peppy and fudgy treat.

  • prep time 45 min
  • total time 2 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 36

Ingredients

1
bag (12 oz) semisweet chocolate chips (2 cups)
1/3
cup corn syrup
1/2
teaspoon peppermint or almond extract
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
36
(6x6-inch) pieces clear plastic wrap or waxed paper
  • 1 Line 9x5-inch loaf pan with plastic wrap.
  • 2 In 2-quart saucepan, melt chocolate over low heat, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Add corn syrup, extract and vanilla; mix well. Quickly pour into pan; spread evenly.
  • 3 Refrigerate uncovered about 30 minutes or until firm. Cut chews into 9 rows by 4 rows for 36 square pieces.
  • 4 Place 1 chew in center of 1 end of individual plastic wrap square; roll up, folding up and twisting ends. Repeat to use up chews.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Chew
    Calories
    60
    (
    Calories from Fat
    25),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    3g
    3%
    (Saturated Fat
    1 1/2g,
    1 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    0mg
    0%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    8g
    8%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    0g
    0%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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