Chocolate Covered Almond Apricot Tassies Recipe

Chocolate Covered Almond Apricot Tassies Recipe

about 6 dozen candies


2 cupsvanilla wafer crumbs (about 60 wafers, crushed) (500 mL)
1 cupfinely chopped almonds (250 mL)
1/3 cupHERSHEY'S Cocoa (75 mL)
1 cansweetened condensed milk (not evaporated milk) (300 mL)
1 1/3 cupschopped dried apricots (about 8 oz/250 g) (325 mL)
1/2 cupchopped candied cherries (125 mL)
1/4 tspalmond extract (1 mL)
1 2/3 cupsCHIPITS Milk Chocolate Chips (270 g)
4 tsp shortening (do not use butter, margarine, spread or oil) (20 mL)


    1. Line small muffin cups (1-3/4 inches/4.5 cm in diameter) with paper baking cups.

    2. Combine crumbs, almonds and cocoa in large bowl. Add sweetened condensed milk, apricots, cherries and almond extract; mix well. Refrigerate 30 minutes. Roll mixture into 1-inch (2.5 cm) balls; press into prepared muffin cups.

    3. Place milk chocolate chips and shortening in medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on HIGH (100%) 1-1/2 minutes; 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 1 tsp (5 mL) melted chocolate over each filled cup. Refrigerate until chocolate is set. Store, covered, in refrigerator.

    Makes about 6 dozen candies.

    For an even greater burst of chocolate taste, substitute HERSHEY'S CHIPITS Baking Chips with HERSHEY'S CHIPITS Chunks.
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