Rocky Road Candy

This chewy, crunchy, and sweet candy is a real treat that everyone will love. You can use your own favorite dried fruits to make it your own.

Serves: 24Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 24

Ingredients

  • 1 milk chocolate bar (8 oz.), chopped
  • 2 dark chocolate bars (8 oz.), chopped
  • 1 cup toasted almonds
  • 1½ cups mini marshmallows
  • 1½ cups chopped dried cherries
  • 1 cup dried currants

Directions

  • Combine milk chocolate and all but ⅓ cup of the dark chocolate in large microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on 50 percent power for 2 minutes, then remove and stir. Continue microwaving on 50 percent power for 30-second intervals, stirring after each interval, until chocolate is melted and smooth.
  • Remove from microwave and stir in reserved chocolate until melted and smooth. Add remaining ingredients, stirring gently just to combine.
  • Spoon mixture a small baking dish and spread evenly. Chill in refrigerator until set. Cut candy into pieces, then store in airtight container at room temperature.

Recipe Information

Serves: 24

Ingredients

  • 1 milk chocolate bar (8 oz.), chopped
  • 2 dark chocolate bars (8 oz.), chopped
  • 1 cup toasted almonds
  • 1½ cups mini marshmallows
  • 1½ cups chopped dried cherries
  • 1 cup dried currants

Directions

  • Combine milk chocolate and all but ⅓ cup of the dark chocolate in large microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on 50 percent power for 2 minutes, then remove and stir. Continue microwaving on 50 percent power for 30-second intervals, stirring after each interval, until chocolate is melted and smooth.
  • Remove from microwave and stir in reserved chocolate until melted and smooth. Add remaining ingredients, stirring gently just to combine.
  • Spoon mixture a small baking dish and spread evenly. Chill in refrigerator until set. Cut candy into pieces, then store in airtight container at room temperature.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories250
Total Fat14g
Saturated Fat6g
Cholesterol5mg
Sodium20mg
Total Carbohydrate30g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars24g
Protein4g