Draw 24 (3/4-inch) circles on sheet of parchment; place parchment sheet, circle sides down, on baking sheet.
Microwave chocolate and shortening in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 30 sec.; stir. Microwave 30 sec. more; stir. Continue heating and stirring in 10-sec. increments until chocolate is completely melted and mixture is well blended. Let stand 5 to 10 min. or until slightly thickened.
Spoon chocolate mixture onto parchment, spreading as necessary to completely cover each circle. Let stand 10 min. or until almost firm. Sprinkle with nonpareils.
Cool 2 to 3 hours or until chocolate rounds are firm.
Prepare using your favorite color of nonpareils.
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Easy Microwave Melting of BAKER'S Chocolate
Microwave BAKER'S Chocolate to be used in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 30 sec.; stir. Microwave 30 sec. more; stir. Continue heating and stirring in 10-sec. increments until chocolate is completely melted.
How to Melt the Chocolate on the Stovetop
Cook chocolate and shortening in small saucepan on very low heat until chocolate is almost melted, stirring constantly. Immediately remove saucepan from heat. Stir until chocolate is completely melted and mixture is well blended. Or place chocolate and shortening in top of double boiler or in heatproof bowl set over a larger pan of simmering, not boiling, water. (Bottom of bowl should not touch the hot water.) Stir occasionally until chocolate is completely melted. Note: Do not get any water or steam in the melted chocolate. cool 10 min.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g
Saturated Fat 3g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 10g
Dietary Fibers 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
8 servings, 3 pieces each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.