Chocolate Turron for Christmas

Spanish Christmas Candy
Spanish Christmas Candy
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Ingredients

8 ounces (227 g) Semisweet chocolate baking
8 ounces (227 g) Dark chocolate
2 1/2 ounces (70 g) Vegetable shortening
2.8 ounces (80 g) Puffed rice cereal
3 ounces (85 g) Almonds or hazelnuts, slivered or coarsely chopped

Nutritional information

675
calories
54g
fat
38g
carbohydrates
12g
protein
18mg
cholesterol
23mg
sodium
Ingredients

Chocolate Turron for Christmas

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Chocolate Turron for Christmas is traditionally Spanish sweet candy that is mostly found in stores and eaten at Christmas time. We would compare something similar to a harder version being nougat or something softer like peanut butter, Turron is somewhere in between. Made with almonds giving a unique, rich and melt in your mouth flavor. The textures are full of surprises and quickly becomes a favorite with both adults and children and a staple Christmas treat for most families. 

To make Chocolate Turron for Christmas, you will need the following ingredients:

Ingridiens for Chocolate Turron for Christmas

So, how to make Chocolate Turron for Christmas?

Steps to make Chocolate Turron for Christmas

1

Melt chocolate

2

In a medium glass bowl, break up baking chocolate and dark chocolate into pieces with a tablespoon of water. Melt in the microwave for 1½ minutes. Stir chocolate and if not melted, microwave for a further 30 seconds. Repeat until completely melted.

2

Add the vegetable shortening

1

Add vegetable shortening immediately and stir until shortening combined.

3

Add puffed rice and nuts

1

Add puffed rice and almonds or hazelnuts and stir to mix through evenly.

4

Mold chocolate

1

Pour chocolate mixture into a 5x7-inch rectangular mold. Silicone works best.

5

Refrigerate

6h

Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 6 hours to set.

6

Slice

Once set, turn out onto a plate and slice into ¼-inch thick pieces

7

Serve

Serve slices and enjoy!

Have a Merry Spanish Christmas with these Chocolate Turron for Christmas special candy treats. Too good and you won’t want to miss out on this extra special texture surprise! Let us know what you think of these and tag #cookmerecipes to reach out to us!

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Athina

Yummy-yummy! I love it! Thanks for sharing recipe!

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