Lindt Chocolate holiday cookie box

By Irene Matys
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This Holiday Box is perfect to share some chocolate sweetness with family and friends. You can customize them in size for one and even a family of four. Boxes can be purchased at craft stores, baking stores and even on line. Its easy to get creative using a variety of Lindt chocolate flavours. Its as simple as melting chocolate and dipping. You can use a variety of cookies dipped or filled with chocolate, dry fruit, pretzels, marshmallows, candy canes, you name it. Get fancy by sprinkling a variety of crushed nuts, crushed candy cane, coconut, skor bits and even shaved chocolate. Chocolate truffles are also simple to make and a decadent and delicious addition to the box.

Ingredients

  • Lindt chocolates, milk chocolate truffles, white chocolate truffles, candy cane truffles
  • A variety of your favourite cookies
  • Dried fruit, such as figs, mango and apricots
  • Large pretzels
  • Marshmallows
  • Candy canes

Directions

  1. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. 
  2. To melt chocolate, bring a medium pot filled a little less than halfway with water to a simmer. Place a heatproof bowl that's just big enough to sit on top of the pot and add the chopped Lindt chocolate to the bowl. Keep the pot over low heat and stir the chocolate with a rubber spatula until silky smooth. 
  3. Dip half of cookie in melted chocolate and place on baking sheet. Repeat with remains cookies, dried fruit, marshmallows and candy canes. 
  4. Here is where you get creative by sprinkling the additional ingredients on the chocolate while its soft. Leave to rest on baking sheet until chocolate has hardened. 
  5. Gently transfer to cookie boxes, cover with lid. Tie with a Holiday bow and add a tag.

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