Cow Pies Candy

Cow Pies Candy

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"A barnyard birthday party just wouldn't be complete without cow pies! The kids loved 'em once they got a taste of these yummy treats packed with raisins and almonds and covered in rich milk chocolate. --Karen Kenney, Harvard, Illinois"
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20 m servings
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  1. In a heavy saucepan or microwave, melt the chocolate chips and shortening over low heat, stirring until smooth. Remove from the heat; stir in raisins and almonds. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto waxed paper. Chill until ready to serve.

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I used 1 cup of raisins and no almonds and corn syrup instead of shortening (: yummyy thanks for sharing

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these were just too sweet with the milk chocolate - and i even added more raisins and almonds.

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I used 1 cup of raisins and no almonds and corn syrup instead of shortening (: yummyy thanks for sharing

These candies were quick and easy even with my six year old niece helping out. They set up fairly quickly and must be stored in the refrigerator. Once taken out, they are quite "melty" to put in...

very good-I happen to love raisins and chocolate together-did some with walnuts as well as almonds-easy and good-my kind of recipe!

these were just too sweet with the milk chocolate - and i even added more raisins and almonds.

Great Valentines Day treat. I doubled the recipe (1/2 dark chocolate + 1/2 semi-sweet) and divided the chocolate mix into thirds. In one batch I used raisins & crispy rice cereal. In another ...

So quick and easy! Used semi-sweet chocolate chips but that is just a preference. I did not have any nuts on hand and still wanted a bit of a crunch to the treats so I added 1/2 cup semi-crushed...

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