- August 28, 2008 at 12:08 pm #262164
Coffeehouse Chocolate Spoons
Source: Better Homes and Gardens
Prep: 30 minutes
Chill: 1 1/2 hours
6 ounces semisweet chocolate pieces
20 to 24 plastic spoons
6 ounces white baking bar
1. In a heavy saucepan heat semisweet chocolate pieces over low heat,
stirring constantly until the chocolate begins to melt. Immediately remove
from heat; stir until smooth.
Dip half of the spoons into chocolate, tapping
handle of each spoon against side of pan to remove excess chocolate. Place
spoons on waxed paper; refrigerate for 30 minutes to allow chocolate to set
2. In a heavy saucepan heat white baking bar over low heat, stirring
constantly until baking bar begins to melt.
Immediately remove from heat;
stir until smooth. Dip remaining spoons into the melted baking bar.
Refrigerate for 30 minutes to set up.
3. Place the remaining melted white baking bar in a small, self-sealing
heavy plastic bag.
Using scissors, make a small opening at one bottom corner
of the bag; drizzle one or both sides of the chocolate-coated spoons with
the melted white baking bar. Drizzle remaining melted bittersweet chocolate
on white baking bar-coated spoons.
4. Refrigerate spoons for 30 minutes to allow chocolate to set up.
spoon separately and store in cool, dry place for 2 to 3 weeks. Makes 20 to
24 chocolate-covered spoons.
To Present This As a Gift: You will need matching teacup and saucer, coffee
beans, gold-tasseled cord, cellophane bags, and thin gold ribbon.
Fill the cup with the beans. Place on the saucer.
Place a pair of chocolate
spoons on top of the cup. Arrange tasseled cord around the base of the cup.
Wrap extra spoons in cellophane bags; tie with gold ribbon.
Also Try This: Wrap cellophane packages of spoons with gold curling ribbon to add even more cheer.
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