Giant Chocolate Covered Raisins

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

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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