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Old 04-05-2005, 09:30 AM   #1
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Post Chocolate & Peanut Butter Dipped Apples

Chocolate & Peanut Butter Dipped Apples

Yield: 12 pieces
12 Medium apples, stems removed
12 Wooden ice cream sticks
1 cup HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
1 2/3 cups (10-oz pkg) REESE'S Peanut Butter Chips, divided
1/4 cup Plus 2 tablespoons shortening, divided (do not use butter, margarine, spread or oil)
Procedures
1 Line tray with wax paper. Wash apples; dry thoroughly. Insert wooden stick into stem end of each apple; place on prepared tray.
2 Place chocolate chips, 2/3 cup peanut butter chips and 1/4 cup shortening in medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH (100%) 1 minute; stir. In necessary, microwave at HIGH an additional 30 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, just until chips are melted when stirred. Dip bottom three-fourths of each apple into mixture. Twirl and gently shake to remove excess; return to prepared tray.
3 Place remaining 1 cup peanut butter chips and remaining 2 tablespoons shortening in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH 30 seconds; stir. If necessary, microwave at HIGH an additional 15 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, just until chips are melted when stirred. Spoon over top section of each apple, allowing to drip down sides. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

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Old 04-06-2005, 08:54 AM   #2
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Hi Rainee,

These would be perfect at Halloween!
I'll definately have to remember this one for next October.
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