Chocolate Buttons

Chocolate Buttons Author: Canadian Living Credits: Chocolate Buttons

Elegant chocolate buttons, displayed on plates or trays, are ideal as part of a holiday dessert buffet. Serve right out of the fridge to avoid melting. 

  • Portion size 35 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living: Holiday 2012

Ingredients

  • 8 oz bittersweet chocolate chopped
  • 2 tablespoons shelled pistachios coarsely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons diced dried apricots

Method

In heatproof bowl over saucepan of hot (not boiling) water, melt chocolate; let cool for 5 minutes.

Drop chocolate by level 1 tsp, about 1 inch (2.5 cm) apart, onto parchment paper–lined baking sheet. Sprinkle 2 pieces each of the pistachios and apricots onto each disc. Refrigerate until firm, about 30 minutes.

Gently peel buttons off paper; transfer to serving platter. (Make-ahead: Refrigerate in airtight container for up to 2 days.)

Nutritional facts Per piece: about

  • Fibre 1 g
  • Sodium 3 mg
  • Sugars 3 g
  • Protein 1 g
  • Calories 41.0
  • Total fat 3 g
  • Potassium 47 mg
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 4 g

%RDI

  • Iron 3.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 0.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 0.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 0.0
  • Vitamin C 0.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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