Merckens Chocolate Wafers (for making it yourself)
Chocolate wafers are the heart, sole, and origin of all
creative chocolates (regardless of who makes them). And now
you too can make your own chocolates. Each wafer is 1"
in diameter and comes in an assortment of colors and flavors:
*NOTE: To see if other
colors (blue, light green, mint, etc.) are in stock, email
with your request.
How do you prepare your
Pour wafers into 2-3" deep dish and set aside.
Take an electric deep dish frying pan (or large frying pan to be used on
a stove top), add 1-2" of
water and set the pan to low heat. Place dish of
wafers into water and stir until melted.
PLEASE NOTE: It is very important that the water never
boils. If the water gets too hot the chocolate will pass the
melting stage and thicken instead of liquefying.
Chocolate Lollipops: pour melted
chocolate into plastic mold and place in refrigerator
Chocolate Covered Cherries/Strawberries/Bananas: dip fruit into melted chocolate and place on waxed
cookie sheet. Place cookie sheet into refrigerator until
Pastries: weave melted chocolate into
cake batter right before putting into oven or on top of
Giant Chocolate Chip Cookies: chop up
un-melted wafers into chips and add to cookie batter
instead of store bought chocolate chips.
Nut Clusters: melt 1/2 lb semi-sweet chocolate. Add 2
cups of peanuts and stir. Drop spoonfuls onto wax paper lined
cookie sheet. Place in refrigerator until firm.
Peanut Crispies: Melt 1 lb milk chocolate, stir in 1/2 cup
peanut butter until well blended. Add 4 cups rice crispies and
stir. Spoon onto wax paper lined cookie sheet and let harden at
SNACKS: Try the wafers straight! They
make excellent snacks.
For more ideas, call us @ 1-802-879-7330 and we'd be
more than happy to help you out...