Chocolate Mint Candy
Chocolate Mint Candy might be a good recipe to expand your hor d'oeuvre collection. One serving contains 67 calories, 1g of protein, and 3g of fat. This recipe serves 64. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free diet. If you have candy coating, condensed milk, peppermint extract, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes about 20 minutes.
In a heavy saucepan, melt chocolate chips with 1 cup milk.
Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla.
Spread half into a waxed paper-lined 8-in. square pan; chill for 10 minutes or until firm.
Meanwhile, in a heavy saucepan over low heat, cook and stir candy coating with remaining milk until coating is melted and mixture is smooth. Stir in peppermint extract and food coloring.
Spread over bottom layer; chill for 10 minutes or until firm.
Warm remaining chocolate mixture if necessary; spread over mint layer. Chill for 2 hours or until firm.
Remove from pan; cut into 1-in. squares.
Recommended wine: Sparkling Wine, Sparkling Rose
Antipasti on the menu? Try pairing with Sparkling Wine and Sparkling rosé. If you're serving a selection of appetizers, you can't go wrong with these. Both are very food friendly and complement a variety of flavors. The Ruinart Brut rosé ( half-bottle) with a 5 out of 5 star rating seems like a good match. It costs about 56 dollars per bottle.
Ruinart Brut Rose ( half-bottle)*There was a packaging change on this wine. The label pictured may not be the label received.*The wine is a brilliant orange-yellow rose petal colour with a very fine, profuse and sustained mousse. The nose is characterized by small red berries, mainly currant. On the palate the wine is vigorous and well balanced. A fine, fresh, fruity wine with well-integrated tannins and a hint of spice on the lengthy finish.Ruinart Rosé is produced from a blend of 55% Pinot Noir and 45% Chardonnay from the best of recent vintages. All of the fruit is from premiers crus vineyards. Grapes from the estate vineyards in Sillery and Brimont (ancestral home of the Ruinart family) are joined by carefully selected grapes from other premiers crus vineyards in the Côte de Blancs and the Montagne de Reims. The grapes for Ruinart are selected basket by basket at the source, and only the finest premiers crus are used.