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…
Giant Raisins 1 of 9That's my hand and those are the amazing raisins we got!
Pouring The Chips 2 of 9She poured about 1/2 cup of chips into a bowl.
Placing In The Microwave 3 of 9Cook for 1 minute, then at 10 second intervals.
Quick Stir 4 of 9Stir after 1 minute, then after each 10 second cooking.
Melted Chocolate 5 of 9Stirring the chocolate to make sure it's got the perfect consistency.
Tossing In The Raisins 6 of 9We just tossed in the raisins and gave them a stir
Placing The Chocolate Raisins On A Silpat 7 of 9Use a fork to remove each raisin.
Sampling The Goodness 8 of 9It was hard to try just one.
Chocolate Covered Raisins Galore! 9 of 9
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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