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Recipe by
Francine Lizotte
Surrey South, BC

If you haven’t made any Holiday treats yet, these colorful, tasty, quick & easy confections are the perfect recipe to start with!

yield 24 mendiants
prep time 5 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For mendiants

  • 1 c
    (8 oz.) dark chocolate, chopped and divided
  • toppings of your choice

How To Make mendiants

  • 1
    Prep the toppings of your choice before melting the chocolate and set them aside.
  • 2
    In a saucepan over medium heat, add a little bit of water before placing a bowl on top making sure the bottom doesn’t touch the water.
  • 3
    When it starts simmering, add 6 ounces of chopped chocolate, reduce the heat to medium-low and stir often until melted.
  • 4
    Add the remaining 2 ounces of chocolate and stir until melted and smooth.
  • 5
    On a baking sheet lined with a silicone mat or parchment paper, spoon on melted chocolate and spread it out evenly with the back of the spoon to form rounds, about 1 ½ to 2-inches in diameter.
  • 6
    Working quickly before the chocolate cools off, add the toppings of your choice and press them down gently to adhere to the surface.
  • 7
    Transfer to the refrigerator until ready to serve. Makes 3 dozen
  • 8
    To view these fabulous sweet treats on YouTube, click on this link >>>