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Chocolate Mint Fancies

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Serves 24people
Ingredients
CHOCOLATE LAYERS:
1
(12 oz) package (2 cups) semi-sweet real chocolate morsels, divided
4
tbsp vegetable shortening; divided
FONDANT FILLING:
5
tbsp butter
1/2
cup light corn syrup
4 1/2
cups sifted confectioners' sugar, divided
1
tsp peppermint extract
Red or green food coloring
Directions
1.
CHOCOLATE BOTTOM LAYER: Combine over hot (not boiling) water, 1 cup semi-sweet real chocolate morsels and 2 tablespoons shortening; heat until morsels melt and mixture is smooth. Spread evenly with back of spoon in aluminum foiled-lined 15 x 10 x 1" pan. Chill in refrigerator until firm (about 20 minutes). Carefully invert onto waxed paper-lined cookie sheet. Gently peel off foil. Return to refrigerator.
2.
FONDANT FILLING: In large saucepan, combine butter, corn syrup, and half of confectioners' sugar; bring to full boil, stirring constantly over medium-low heat. Add remaining confectioners' sugar, peppermint extract and desired amount of food coloring, stir vigorously until well blended (2-3 minutes). Remove from heat. Pour fondant onto greased cookie sheet. Cool just enough to handle (about 5 minutes). Knead until soft (about 2-3 minutes). Roll out fondant 1/8" thick between two pieces of plastic wrap to form a 15 x 10" rectangle. Remove top sheet of plastic wrap. Carefully place on top of bottom chocolate layer. Remove second sheet of plastic wrap. Chill 15 minutes. Top with Chocolate Top Layer.
3.
CHOCOLATE TOP LAYER: Prepare the same as for the Chocolate Bottom Layer. Spread melted chocolate evenly over Fondant Filling. Chill 15-20 minutes. Cut out 24 shapes with a 2" cookie cutter, Chill in refrigerator until ready to serve. Make 2 dozens 2" candies
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