Saturday, December 6, 2008

Kid's Recipe for Christmas Candy - Chocolate Snowflakes

'Tis the season for snowflakes, gift giving, family and sweet treats. This Christmas Candy recipe is a whimsical delight that your child is sure to enjoy cooking with you, and sharing with all.

The list of ingredients for this children's activity is short and sweet.

Snyder's Pretzel Snaps
White Chocolate Chips
White Nonpareils

Our young chef starts by filling a zip-lock bag with 1/2 cup white chocolate chips.

PARENTS: Microwave the chocolate for your child until the chips become melted, about 1 to 1-1/2 minutes. Kneed the bag and set aside. Using scissors, snip off a very small amount from the corner of the zip-lock bag. Wait until the chocolate becomes cool to the touch before returning it to your child's hands.

Our chef arranges the Pretzel Snaps on a sheet of wax paper, placing them about 3 inches apart.

Our young chef now begins gently squeezing the melted chocolate back and forth across each pretzel. The chocolate is drizzled beyond the edges of the pretzel creating the wonderfully delicate snowflake design.

White Nonpareils the final playful touch to these winter holiday treats. Our little chef collects a pinch of the tiny white balls in her fingers and sprinkles them into the soft melted chocolate.
Even if it is not yet snowy outdoors, these chocolate snowflakes will ensure you and your little ones enjoy a White Christmas. The Chef's Emporium wishes you and your family happy holidays.