How to Make Chocolate-Covered Peepsicles

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Peepsicles

- makes 6 peepsicles -

Adapted from Peeps: Recipes and Crafts to Make with Your Favorite Marshmallow Treat by Charity Ferreira.

Ingredients

3 ounces semisweet or dark chocolate (according to preference) 1/2 cup sweetened shredded coconut 6 wooden popsicle sticks or skewers 6 Peeps Bunnies

Procedure

1. Line a baking sheet with wax paper. Place the coconut on a plate.

2. Melt the chocolate in a double boiler or in 20 second increments in the microwave until smooth.

3. Insert 1 popsicle stick about halfway into each Bunny. (I tried to be gentle!) Dip into the chocolate, turning to coat completely. Use a knife to gently scrape off the excess chocolate off the Bunny body. You don't want a really heavy chocolate coat.

3. Press the Bunny into the plate of coconut, making sure that the surface is evenly coated with coconut. Place the Bunny on the wax paper and repeat with remaining Bunnies. Freeze until firm, about 30 minutes. Serve frozen.