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Chocolate-Dipped Pineapple Rings

January/February 2013

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Dried pineapple rings dipped in melted chocolate and sprinkled with chopped macadamia nuts are a healthy dessert with tropical flavor. Customize this chocolate-dipped fruit recipe by using different nuts or even dried papaya spears instead of pineapple.


Chocolate-Dipped Pineapple Rings Recipe

Makes: 1 dozen pieces

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Preparation

  1. Line a baking sheet with parchment or wax paper.
  2. Place chocolate chips in a small glass bowl. Microwave on Medium for 1 minute. Stir, then continue microwaving on in 20-second intervals until melted, stirring after each interval. (Alternatively, melt in the top of a double boiler over hot, but not boiling, water.)
  3. Dip half of each pineapple ring into the melted chocolate. Let the excess drip back into bowl. Place the dipped fruit on the prepared baking sheet. Sprinkle macadamia nuts over the chocolate. Refrigerate until the chocolate is set, about 30 minutes.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days.
  • Tip: To toast chopped nuts, place in a small dry skillet and cook over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until fragrant and lightly browned, 2 to 4 minutes.

Nutrition

Per serving: 128 calories; 3 g fat (1 g sat, 1 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 28 g carbohydrates; 24 g added sugars; 1 g protein; 1 g fiber; 0 mg sodium; 5 mg potassium.

Carbohydrate Servings: 2

Exchanges: 1 1/2 fruit, 1/2 fat


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Recipe Categories

Main Ingredient
Vegetarian, other
Preparation/ Technique
Microwave
Meal/Course
Dessert
Snack
Ethnic/Regional
American
Health & Diet Considerations
Gluten free
Ease of Preparation
Easy
Total Time
45 minutes or less
Servings
8 or more
Publication
January/February 2013

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