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Cioccolatini Recipe.. Win a Book!

By Marialiberati

copyright 2018 Art of Living, PrimaMedia, Inc/Maria Liberati

Editor: Morgan Shearer

What is Sweeter Than National Candy Month?

Not many things! Candy has been a huge part of our lives for hundreds of years so it seems only right that we celebrate it for the entire month of June.

Some stores and restaurants across America are offering special deals on their sweets and desserts only for the month of June. Be sure to check out places near you before time runs out!

If you still want to celebrate the month but prefer to do so from your own kitchen…we have just what you need. Here are is an easy-to-make chocolate treat that will leave your sweet tooth satisfied and keep you celebrating all month long

Make this recipe, take a photo of it and share it with us and please post it here, the first 5 photos posted will win a copy of one of my books:

Print Cioccolatini (Little Chocolates)


  • 16 ounces milk chocolate
  • ¼ cup raisins
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seed oil
  • 4 tablespoons chopped toasted hazelnuts
  • ½ glass Marsala wine


  • Soak raisins in Marsala wine. Place 2/3 of chocolate in the top of a double boiler. When chocolate begins to melt and becomes creamy and melts remove from heat and pour in oil and remaining chocolate and melt together.
  • Place 2 tablespoons of cocoa powder on plate and roll raisins in powdered cocoa to coat. Place melted chocolate in small, mini baking cups till half full. Then place in coated raisins, cover with melted chocolate and top with chopped hazelnuts
  • Place in refrigerator till firm. Serve with a Vernaccia di Cristiano Wine
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For more recipes, get your copy of the Gourmand World Award Winning Book- The Basic Art of Italian Cooking: Holidays & Special Occasions-2nd edition

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