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Easy candies. Great way to use up any left over chocolate or crunches too. These were shared with me by a friend.

These recipes made using Merckens Coating Chocolate.
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HAWAIIAN ROCKY ROAD
4 lb. Merckens® MILK (COCOA LITE) Chocolate-flavored Compound Coating Chocolate
12 oz. marshmallows
1/2 lb roasted & salted pecan pieces
orange oil to taste
1/4 lb toasted coconut
Melt chocolate; add other ingredients - marshmallows last.
Pour onto parchment lined pan; chill; break apart.
For traditional Road, omit coconut.

POTATO CHIPS CANDY
Dip potato chips in white, dark or Milk Merckens coating chocolate

MARSHMALLOW CANDY
90 Large marshmallows
2 lb Merckens® DARK (COCOA Dark) Chocolate-flavored Compound Coating Chocolate
1 can condensed milk
1 tablespoon vanilla
2 cups nuts

Mix marshmallows, milk and chocolate and melt in double boiler; add nuts & vanilla. Pour into well greased pan and let stand overnight; cut into squares. Makes four pounds

CANDY BAR FUDGE
1 lb Merckens® MILK (COCOA LITE) Chocolate-flavored Compound Coating Chocolate
1 lb butterscotch Compound Coating Chocolate
1 can Pillsbury chocolate fudge frosting supreme
4-5 (2 oz) Snickers bars cut up

Line half sheet cake pan with foil extending foil over edges; lightly butter foil. Melt chocolate and butterscotch; stir till smooth; stir in frosting quickly & all but 4 tbsp of candy bar. Spread in foil lined pan; sprinkle with remaining candy bar crumbs. Refrigerate until firm. Remove fudge from pan by lifting foil. Makes about 150 pcs.

E-Z-PEANUT BUTTER CUPS
1 lb Merckens® MILK (COCOA LITE) Chocolate-flavored Compound Coating Chocolate
1 cup crunchy peanut butter
1 lb peanut butter caps

Melt chocolate and peanut butter caps; stir in peanut butter. pour into peanut butter cup molds; chill in freezer. Put in red cups. For a more decorative effect, stripe with colored chocolate or dust with sprinkles. To make this sugar free, omit peanut butter caps and use the sugar free chocolate.

CARAMEL MALT PORCUPINES
1 lb caramel bits
1 lb Merckens® MILK (COCOA LITE) Chocolate-flavored Compound Coating Chocolate
1 pkg malted milk crunch

Melt chocolate; press together ten caramel bits (if you warm them a bit they are easier to press together) into ball and dip into melted chocolate. Roll in malted milk crunch.
 

MINI MINT MARVELS
1 lb chocolate coating, your choice
1 pkg mini mint non pareils
tiny foil cups

Melt chocolate; fill each foil cup about 3/4 full. Push non pareil in pretty side up! Mint flavor in the non- pareil will flavor the chocolate you use. Diabetics use sugar-free choc and use whole nut in center.

COCONUT CANDY COOKY TREETS
Best quality vanillla wafers
Merckens® DARK (COCOA Dark) Chocolate-flavored Compound Coating Chocolate
toasted coconut dough
sprinkles or decorations

Dip cooky ball into cornstarch and then into coconut dough. Press dough onto top of vanilla wafer. Dip into melted chocolate & decorate.

LIDA ' S CAKE BALLS
1 cake - any flavor
1 cup vanilla icing
nuts - if desired
for dipping - Merckens® MILK (COCOA LITE) Chocolate-flavored Compound Coating Chocolate

Make cake. Tear into pieces and mix with icing. Add nuts or fruits for more interest. Dip in chocolate and roll in real chocolate decoratettes or stripe with seasonal colors

TIGER BUTTER

1 LB. Merckens® MILK (COCOA WHITE) Chocolate-flavored Compound Coating Chocolate
1/2 - 1 CUP Merckens® MILK (COCOA LITE) Chocolate-flavored Compound Coating Chocolate
1 /2 C. PEANUT BUTTER

Pour melted white chocolate onto foil lied cookie sheet. Mix melted chocolate and peanut butter. Spoon or pour "pools" onto white chocolate. Marbleize or swirl with knife. Set up in fridge (or on deck). Break into pieces. NOTE: this is marvelous put into a shell mold for an authentic shell look.

OLD FAVORITES FOR LAST MINUTE GIVING

DREAM CYCLE/CREAM SICKLE
1 LB Merckens® MILK (COCOA LITE) Chocolate-flavored Compound Coating Chocolate
1/2-1 LB GUITTARD ORANGE FLAVORED COATING CHOCOLATE

Melt chocolate in separate bowls. Spread vanilla onto parchment lined cookie sheet: drop spoonfuls of orange on top of white. Swirl with knife. Chill. Use extra orange to coat popcorn (yum).

SWIRLS

Melt two different chocolates such as orange and vanilla (above) strawberry Guittard and semi-sweet, peanut butter and milk chocolate, or try flavoring green with mint and swirling with white chocolate. Festive, easy - choose your flavors and colors.

CANDY COATED POPCORN - Make recipe of microwave popcorn (use the no butter or low butter and low salt type). Melt chocolate (your choice of flavor and color) and mix popcorn into the chocolate. Spread and let dry. Add nuts if desired. Delicious and quick. Warning: this is addictive.

BRICKLES - Basic recipe is to melt chocolate, add "brickle" of choice; (we have packaged correct amount of brickle to mix with each pound of chocolate. Spread onto parchment paper and freeze (or put on deck but watch for raccoons) till set. Break into pieces; Put into colorful holiday cello bag.

PEPPERMINT BRICKLE Melt 1 lb. White chocolate (or use red, or green, or pink) - Add peppermint brickle (also add 1-2 drops p'mint oil for crisper flavor)

WHITE CHOCOLATE BRICKLES - Melt white chocolate. Add ONE of the following: toasted coconut, crispie rice pieces, raspberry, (NEW) heath toffee or butter brickle, peppermint brickle. For sugar free (as well as regular. you can add orange oil and macadamia nuts and broken pretzels. Remember to use sugar free chocolate when making this recipe.

MILK CHOCOLATE BRICKLES Melt chocolate. Add one of the following: heath brickle, butter brickle, butterfinger brickle, toasted coconut, malted milk crunch, crispie rice pieces. Spread, chill, break up. Enhance heath w/caramel flavor.