Cow Pies

This chocolate confection is easily popped in the mouth and will melt away, leaving you with a chocolate memory that will need to be revived …with another!

Original recipe makes 2 dozen


2 cups milk chocolate chips
1 tablespoon shortening
1/2 cup raisins
1/2 cup chopped almonds


  1. In the top pot of a double boiler, melt chocolate chips and shortening over simmering water in the bottom pot.. Stir until smooth. Remove from the heat; stir in raisins and almonds.
  2. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto waxed paper or parchment. Chill until ready to serve.


Calories: 192 kcal
Carbohydrates: 23.8 g
Cholesterol: 6 mg
Fat: 11.2 g
Fiber: 0.7 g
Protein: 3 g
Sodium: < 1 mg