Cow Pies

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!"


servings 192 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 192 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 11.2 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs:
  • 23.8g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 3 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 6 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  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.
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  1. 24 Ratings


I absolutely love these. They were so simple to make. I didn't have any raisins though so I doubled up on the nuts ( which by the way I used Honey Roasted Peanuts). That's all I had handy... but...

These turned out really well, and couldn't be any easier to make. The chocolate didn't pool on the bottom, which happens to me a lot with this type of candy. They look very professional and pr...

I have made these with craisins, dried blueberries and chopped dried cherries. Have never been disappointed!

This was SO easy to make! I needed something fast and easy for a potluck party. I followed the directions exactly except I only had walnuts. So with walnuts, raisins, it was GREAT. I used the Ba...

These are great and very simple. My husband was wary of them, but I was curious, so I went ahead and tried it. He loves them! I had to use honey roasted peanuts since that is all I had, and t...

A wonderful homemade treat for chocoholics. These are really yummy, Noel. But why save them for Christmas. To a chocoholic, these would be good annyyytiiimmmeee! Thanks for sharing.

This recipe is wonderful, easy, and fast to make. I used dried cranberries instead of raisins and they were delicious. The name, however, could use some work. My brother and I decided that we di...

A great quick simple dessert that everybody loves.

So delicious and so simple! Go ahead and use any old nut you want! They are scrumptious and I personally love them with walnuts, but hubby likes them with cashews. That's the beauty of this reci...