Chocolate Doughnut Delights Makes: 24
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)
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
1 cup powdered sugar icing
1 Tbsp. milk plus more
¼ tsp. vanilla
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.