Chocolate-Covered Bugs

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Title: Chocolate-Covered Bugs
Yield: 12 Servings
Categories: Christmas, Candies

Ingredients:

Red-licorice whipss
24 Soft caramel candies
6 oz Chocolate chips


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Colored sprinkles
Red hots
Sliced almonds
Assorted decors and dragees

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140 * calories per serving
1 * g protein per serving
7 * g fat per serving
45 * mg sodium per serving
20 * g carbohydrate per serving
2 * mg cholesterol per serving

Line a baking sheet with waxed paper. Cut licorice into small pieces. Use
your hands to flatten each caramel into a small oval. Press bits of
licorice onto 12 of hte flattened caramels to make legs. Top each with a
second caramel and press edges to seal. Put on prepared baking sheet. Put
chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on High 1 minute. Stir and
then microwave on High 1 minute longer. Remove from oven and stir until
melted. Spoon melted chocolate over each candy. Decorate with nuts and
candy. Work time: 1 hour, 40 minutes Total time: 1 hour, 40 minutes

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