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Chocolate Doughnut Delights

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Chocolate Doughnut Delights                    Makes: 24

(BHG.com)

Ingredients

1 ½ cups bittersweet chocolate pieces

1 Tbsp. shortening

1 tsp. ground cinnamon

24 glazed doughnut holes

Shredded coconut, assorted sprinkles, nonpareils, and/or edible glitter

Powdered Sugar Icing (recipe below)

Directions

1. In a medium microwave-safe bowl place chocolate pieces and shortening. Microwave on 50% power (medium) for 1 to 2 minutes or until chocolate is melted and smooth, stirring after each minute. Stir in cinnamon.

2. Arrange doughnut holes on a tray or baking sheet lined with waxed paper. Spoon chocolate over each doughnut hole and sprinkle with coconut, sprinkles, nonpareils and/or edible glitter. Let stand about 30 minutes or until set. Or drizzle or pipe powdered sugar icing over chocolate covered balls. Decorate as desired. To serve, arrange doughnut holes in a serving bowl or platter.

 

Powdered Sugar Icing

Ingredients

1 cup powdered sugar icing

1 Tbsp. milk plus more

¼ tsp. vanilla

Directions

1. In a small bowl combine powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla. Stir in additional milk, 1 teaspoon at a time, until icing reaches desired piping or drizzling consistency. If desired, tint icing with food coloring to desired color.

 

Photo: BHG.com

Photo: BHG.com

 

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