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       Title: CHOCOLATE-COVERED BUGS
  Categories: Christmas, Candies
       Yield: 12 servings
  
            Red-licorice whipss
      24    Soft caramel candies
       6 oz Chocolate chips
 
 ------------------------------FOR DECORATIONS------------------------------
            Colored sprinkles
            Red hots
            Sliced almonds
            Assorted decors and dragees
 
 --------------------------NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION--------------------------
     140    * calories per serving
       1    * g protein per serving
       7    * g fat per serving
      45    * mg sodium per serving
      20    * g carbohydrate per serving
       2    * mg cholesterol per serving
  
   Line a baking sheet with waxed paper.  Cut licorice into small pieces. Use
   your hands to flatten each caramel into a small oval.  Press bits of
   licorice onto 12 of hte flattened caramels to make legs.  Top each with a
   second caramel and press edges to seal.  Put on prepared baking sheet. Put
   chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl.  Microwave on High 1 minute.  Stir and
   then microwave on High 1 minute longer.  Remove from oven and stir until
   melted.  Spoon melted chocolate over each candy.  Decorate with nuts and
   candy. Work time: 1 hour, 40 minutes Total time: 1 hour, 40 minutes
  
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