Friday, February 10, 2012

Valentines Day Candy Ideas

Make your own treats this Valentines Day. Here are a few clever packaging ideas from Get started this weekend!

Also, see below a quick recipe for chocolate covered banana bites. Have a great weekend!

Here are the how-to instructions from
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Chocolate Covered Banana Bites:
Makes 30-40 bites

3-4 ripe banana cut into 3/4" thick slices
12 oz semi-sweet chocolate chips
Crushes almonds, peanuts, coconut, crushes candies for garnish

1. In a microwave safe bowl, melt the chocolate for 1 minutes. Stir and then continue to heat in 30 second increments until fully melted and smooth.

2. Using a toothpick, dip half the banana slice in the chocolate and then roll in desired garnish. Place on wax paper; chocolate side up. Place in freezer for 30 minutes and then refrigerate until ready to serve. Enjoy!

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