Port Wine and Chocolate Bites

February 25, 2020

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Many enjoy Port as a dessert wine, why not use it IN your dessert? Here’s a great recipe that combines delicious Missouri Port-style wine and chocolate. The best part? It only takes 20 minutes. 

Ingredients:

1/4 cup honey
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips 
2 1/2 cups finely crushed vanilla wafer cookies (approximately 55 cookies)
2 cups ground walnuts
1/3 cup Missouri Port-style 
About 1/2 cup coarse sugar crystals (optional)

Instructions:

Heat honey and chocolate chips in medium-sized saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly until chocolate is melted.

Remove from heat.

Stir in crushed cookies, walnuts and Port. 

Shape into 1-inch balls.

Roll in sugar crystals (optional).

Store in tightly covered container at room temperature.

Let stand several days to blend flavors.

Enjoy!

 

*Flavor improves with age up to 4 weeks.