Almond Rocky Road Clusters

Today I made Almond Rocky Road Clusters!

6oz semisweet chocolate chips, 1/4C peanut butter,
2T light corn syrup, 2T shortening, 1C slivered almonds, 1C mini marshmallows

Melt chips, peanut butter, corn syrup and shortening.

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Stir until smooth.

Cool 10 minutes. Stir in almonds and marshmallows until just blended.

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Drop by teaspoonfuls onto foil.

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Chill until firm.

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Chocolate Popovers

Today I made Chocolate Popovers!

3/4C plus 2t flour, 1/4C sugar, 2T cocoa, 1/4t salt, 4 eggs, 2T butter, melted, 1/2t almond extract

Place rack in lower third of oven. Preheat oven to 375F.

Grease 6-cup extra-large muffin tin, or 6 ramekins. Sift dry ingredients.

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Set aside. Beat eggs with electric mixer at low speed 1 minute.

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Add milk, butter and extract. Beat in flour until smooth. Pour into prepared tin or ramekins.

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Bake 40-45 minutes, or until bottoms are firm. Immediately remove to wire rack.

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Serve warm with powdered sugar.