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Dark Chocolate Recipe

Dietary Candy Recipe

Dark chocolate made with a unique twist - maple syrup. Plus raisins and toasted nuts. These candies will last a long time, too.

Recipe Ingredients

4 ounces unsweetened baking chocolate
1/2 cup maple syrup
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1/4 cup raisins
1/2 cup almonds or pecans, toasted

Dark Chocolate

Recipe Directions

In a double boiler, heat chocolate until melted. Add syrup, vanilla, raisins, and almonds. Stir well.

Using two teaspoons, drop mixture onto parchment paper in 18 mounds.

Allow to cool and harden.

Store candies in an airtight container to keep fresh.

Note: These candies will last long time unless you eat them all quickly!

Nutrition Nibble

Did you know that dark chocolate can also act as an energy enhancer? Dark chocolate is rich in antioxidants and polyphenols. The chocolate helps boost brain chemical serotonin, which can alleviate feelings of fatigue.

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