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How to Make Chocolate Boxes

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Gather Your Ingredients and Melt Your Coating
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For an easily printable page, please refer to the Chocolate Boxes recipe.

Gather your ingredients. To make one large (5") or three small (2") boxes, you will need:

I recommend using candy coating as opposed to real chocolate. Although it doesn't taste as good, it is much easier to work with and remains firm even at warm room temperature. If you do want to use real chocolate, make sure that you temper it so that it does not soften when it gets warm.

Begin by melting the candy coating in the microwave until it is smooth and entirely free of lumps.

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