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Hot Chocolate Spoons for your dipping pleasure

Jan07

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by Marie LeBaron
As January is here and the cold wintry season is in full effect, we’re warming up with some hot cocoa. But the best part is, dipping our Hot Chocolate Spoons into it! These spoons are easy to make and fun to eat, helping beat those winter blues!
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Supplies for Hot Chocolate Spoons:
– spoons, plastic work best
– chocolate chips, regular and mini chips
– marshmallows
– coconut, shredded and sweetened
– peanut butter chips
– butterscotch chips
– crushed candy canes
– wax paper
– plate
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Have your supplies out ready to go. Heat up your chocolate chips for spoon dipping first. Place a 1/2 cup of chocolate chips in a microwave safe bowl and microwave for 1 minute. Take it out and stir, then continue to heat it for 20 second intervals until melted.
Once your chocolate is melted, dip your spoon into the bowl. You’ll need to stir it around and turn it over to make sure you’ve got it all covered in chocolate. Then set the spoon onto a plate covered in wax paper.
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When you’ve got your spoons dipped, it’s time to decorate them. For the snowman, place 3 marshmallows in a line down the spoon. I topped one with a peanut butter chip for the hat and a flake of coconut for the scarf. Then two mini chocolate chips get a tiny dip of melted chocolate on the bottom of them before you place it on the top marshmallow for the eyes. Cute!
Chocolate Dipped Snowman Spoon
We made a few different kinds of dipped spoons. One is dipped in melted peanut butter chips with mini chocolate chips all over. We call that one the “chocolate chip cookie” dipped spoon, and it is my favorite one dipped in hot chocolate! We also sprinkled coconut on one to look like snow. Melted mint chocolate with crushed peppermint on another, and a melted butterscotch chips spoon with drizzled chocolate on the top. Mmm, Mmm!
Chocolate Dipped Spoons from Alphamom.com
Once you’ve got all your spoons dipped and decorated, let the chocolate harden again. It goes by pretty fast if you place your waxed plate in the fridge for about 15-20 minutes. Then they’re ready for dipping in hot cocoa, or even your hot milk. The snowman one was our favorite to dip. He went for a big swim in chocolate. He was going…
Chocolate Dipped Spoons from Alphamom.com
going…
Chocolate Dipped Spoons from Alphamom.com
gone!
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Now this is one tasty snowman! Have fun dipping your snowmen spoons in chocolate!
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Also, just wrap in cellophane and add a pink or red bow and you’ve got great Valentines Day gifts (not that we’re thinking that far ahead or anything).


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21 Responses to “Hot Chocolate Spoons for your dipping pleasure”

  1. Andrea Holloman Jan 07 at 11:25 am Reply Reply

    How wonderful! What a great “snowday” project for the kids and me!
    Thanks for sharing.
    Andrea in NC

  2. Petit Elefant Jan 07 at 1:07 pm Reply Reply

    What a darling project. A whole group of these in a cellophane bag would be such a cute snowy day present!

  3. Catherine Jan 07 at 1:25 pm Reply Reply

    Super duper cute!

  4. Marisa@make*happy Jan 07 at 3:36 pm Reply Reply

    Love the snowmen! I will definitely be giving those out next Christmas.

  5. K. Anne Jan 07 at 6:34 pm Reply Reply

    We have the same Pfaltzgraff plates! :)

  6. Megan Jan 07 at 9:02 pm Reply Reply

    oh my gosh – this is SOOOOO cute!I cannot wait to make these for an upcoming weekend ski trip with friends – they will love them!!!

  7. Katrina @ http://obscuredflair.blogspot.com/ Jan 07 at 10:19 pm Reply Reply

    those are soooooooooo adorable!!!! I love them!!

  8. Gala Jan 08 at 5:32 am Reply Reply

    I love the snowman spoon!!!

  9. Sherrie Jan 08 at 6:33 am Reply Reply

    Those are adorable. I bet my boys would love them!

  10. smita Jan 08 at 12:35 pm Reply Reply

    Awwwww !! These are so cute – perfect for kids parties ..
    I jus love food art !!!
    Smita
    http://littlefoodjunction.blogspot.com/

  11. Theresa Jan 08 at 4:50 pm Reply Reply

    Hi
    these r just to cute…do u think that they would make a good craft seller?(just curious):}

  12. Me Jan 09 at 3:30 am Reply Reply

    it looks lovely… but the plastic spoons don’t fit with the ‘feel good’ theme. Why not use wooden sticks or spoons?

  13. Caitlyn Jan 09 at 1:36 pm Reply Reply

    something tells me these would also be nice for chocolatey dessert cocktails…..if less child-friendly :)

  14. This is too cool! It would make my hot chocolate and coffee mornings much happier. ;-) Thanks for the tutorial/recipe!
    I blogged about this here:
    http://kindredspiritmommy.com/craft-tutorial-blog-hop-linky/

  15. Carol Jan 14 at 6:13 pm Reply Reply

    What fun! I’m going to make these with the grandkids this weekend!Thanks for sharing.

  16. Carol Jan 14 at 6:13 pm Reply Reply

    What fun! I’m going to make these with the grandkids this weekend!Thanks for sharing.

  17. Sylvia Jan 25 at 8:42 pm Reply Reply

    These are great even for Valentine’s Day now. I really love the coconut ones.. I don’t even need coffee, I’ll just eat the spoons please. :) YUM!
    -Sylvia

  18. Maureen Feb 03 at 7:48 pm Reply Reply

    Thanks for the great idea! Just made these for a valentine’s day treat; they are adorable and fun to make. We tried white chocolate, too, and found that it re-hardens very quickly, so next time I’ll use it immediately after melting it. It worked well to add a little red food coloring to some of the white chocolate and squeeze some cute pink hearts on top of the white or milk chocolate. YUM!

  19. melissa May 25 at 11:43 am Reply Reply

    Just stumbled across this on Pinterest – so cute!  Silly question, but do you know how long they keep?  I like to make things a couple of weeks ahead of time and wondered if you knew how long they stayed fresh, or if they disappear too quickly for you to know.  :)

  20. Marti Dec 29 at 8:49 pm Reply Reply

    These are adorable!  I love the snowman!!  I wanted to let you know I featured it in my roundup! You can see it here…http://sewlicioushomedecor.com/30-delicious-hot-chocolate-recipes. :)

    Marti

  21. A Jul 11 at 2:37 pm Reply Reply

    Looks great, but doesn’t plastic in hot water melt and cause health problems? Is there any other material I can use?

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