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Giant Chocolate Covered Raisins

By Macki West |

I never thought I would be making chocolate covered raisins, that is until I picked up this week’s farmers market basket with a bag of giant raisins inside. These things are huge and so much fun! As we all began chomping away Sylvie suggested we try covering them with chocolate. I couldn’t resist the temptation, girl after my own heart. Keep reading for the super easy how to…

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Giant Chocolate Covered Raisins

Giant Raisins

That's my hand and those are the amazing raisins we got!

Chocolate Covered Raisin Recipe

1/2 cup semi sweet chocolate chips

giant raisins (or regular size), about 1/2 cup

1 teaspoon vegetable oil, optional

Pour chocolate chips into a microwave safe bowl. Heat on high for 1 minute, stir. If the chips are not quite melted heat in 10 second intervals, stirring between until melted. Add the vegetable oil for a smooth consistency. Drop in half the raisins and stir until covered with chocolate. Remove each raisin using a fork and place on a silpat or cookie sheet lined with parchment. Repeat with remaining raisins until finished. Let dry and eat up!

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Macki West

Macki West is a unique and original wild-woman at heart who happens to be wrapped around her three kids fingers. She founded Cool Mom Tips and contributes to Prudent Baby, Cooking With My Kid, Babble’s Family Kitchen, and Babble Pregnancy. Read bio and latest posts → Read Macki's latest posts →

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