White Chocolate Berry Clusters
Clusters of dried blueberries, coconut and toasted nuts enrobed in creamy white chocolate.
1 pound white chocolate, semisweet or milk chocolate
2 tablespoons vegetable shortening (do not use butter, margarine, spread or oil)
1 cup dried blueberries (or other dried berries and fruits)
3/4 cup sweetened flaked coconut, toasted
1/2 cup chopped nuts, toasted
- Melt chocolate and shortening together in a double boiler or medium bowl over simmering water. When chocolate is completely melted, remove from heat.
- Stir in remaining ingredients. Drop by teaspoonfuls, onto waxed paper. Cool completely. Store in tightly covered container at room temperature.
Makes about 2 1/2 dozen confections.