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Tropical Holiday Mendiants
Rich and creamy bite-sized chocolate candies topped with dried fruit and nuts. It makes the perfect holiday gift for the chocolate lover in your life.
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Recipe - Foodland Farms Ala Moana
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Tropical Holiday Mendiants
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Servings4
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Ingredients
Dried Cranberries, 1/4 Cup
Dried Mango, 2 Tablespoons
Crystallized Ginger, 3 Tablespoons
Dried Apricots, 1 Tablespoon
Dried Pineapples, 2 Tablespoons
Pistachios, 1/3 Cup
Chocolate Chips, 1 1/2 Cup
Vegetable Oil
Maldon Salt
Cupcake Liners, 12-15
Directions

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 2 tablespoons dried mango (diced)
  • 3 tablespoons crystallized ginger (diced)
  • 1 tablespoon dried apricots (diced)
  • 2 tablespoons dried pineapples (diced)
  • 1/3 cup pistachios
  • 1 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • vegetable oil or other neutral flavor oil
  • maldon salt
  • 12-15 cupcake liners

 

Instructions

  1. Prep dried cranberries, apricots, pineapple, and crystallized ginger for the Mendiants by using a sharp pair of kitchen scissors to cut into 1/4 inch pieces. Mix the dried fruit and pistachios together and set aside.
  2. In a microwave-safe bowl, pour chocolate chips. Place bowl into the microwave and heat in 30-second increments, stir in between each increment until chocolate is fully melted.
  3. Add a drop of oil into the melted chocolate and mix together. Be sure to add in a couple drops at a time until you reach a consistency that resembles thick honey when lifting your spatula up.
  4. Place about 2 tablespoons of melted chocolate into each cupcake liner.
  5. Sprinkle the dried fruits and nuts on top.
  6. Finish each disc with a very small pinch of salt.
  7. Allow Mendiants to cool in the refrigerator for about 5 to 10 minutes or set aside in a cool room.
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Makes 4 servings
Dried Cranberries, 1/4 Cup
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Maika'i Dried Cranberries, 12 Ounce
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Dried Mango, 2 Tablespoons
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Organic Maika'i Dried Mango, 6 Ounce
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Crystallized Ginger, 3 Tablespoons
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Maika'i Dried Crystal Ginger, 10 Ounce
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$5.59 was $6.59$0.56/oz
Dried Apricots, 1 Tablespoon
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Dried Turkish Apricot, 1 Pound
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Dried Pineapples, 2 Tablespoons
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Uncle Mikey's Dried Pineapple, 1.6 Ounce
$3.99$2.49/oz
Pistachios, 1/3 Cup
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Maika'i No-Shell Pistachios, Unsalted, 8 Ounce
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$8.99 was $9.99$1.12/oz
Chocolate Chips, 1 1/2 Cup
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Nestle Semi-Sweet Morsels, 12 Ounce
$5.49$0.46/oz
Vegetable Oil
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Wesson Pure Vegetable Oil, 16 Ounce
$3.79$0.24/oz
Maldon Salt
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Maldon Smoked Sea Salt Flakes, 4.4 Ounce
$8.49$1.93/oz
Cupcake Liners, 12-15
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Directions

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 2 tablespoons dried mango (diced)
  • 3 tablespoons crystallized ginger (diced)
  • 1 tablespoon dried apricots (diced)
  • 2 tablespoons dried pineapples (diced)
  • 1/3 cup pistachios
  • 1 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • vegetable oil or other neutral flavor oil
  • maldon salt
  • 12-15 cupcake liners

 

Instructions

  1. Prep dried cranberries, apricots, pineapple, and crystallized ginger for the Mendiants by using a sharp pair of kitchen scissors to cut into 1/4 inch pieces. Mix the dried fruit and pistachios together and set aside.
  2. In a microwave-safe bowl, pour chocolate chips. Place bowl into the microwave and heat in 30-second increments, stir in between each increment until chocolate is fully melted.
  3. Add a drop of oil into the melted chocolate and mix together. Be sure to add in a couple drops at a time until you reach a consistency that resembles thick honey when lifting your spatula up.
  4. Place about 2 tablespoons of melted chocolate into each cupcake liner.
  5. Sprinkle the dried fruits and nuts on top.
  6. Finish each disc with a very small pinch of salt.
  7. Allow Mendiants to cool in the refrigerator for about 5 to 10 minutes or set aside in a cool room.