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Mars Bar Christmas Crackle Recipe

I found this on the net the other day and couldn’t resist sharing this with everyone.  I think I just might have to make these for Christmas Day.  Yummy.

Mars Bar CracklesChocolate crackles are a kids’ favourite at every birthday party. Now you can amp up the chocolate flavour with this Mars Bar version of the traditional chocolate crackle. And if you want to make them a little bit healthier, you could add a handful of dried fruit too.
Ingredients:
200g Mars Bars, chopped
2 tbsp of pouring (thin) cream
2 tsp cocoa powder, sifted
3 cups Rice Bubbles
Canola spray
100g white chocolate
24 red Smarties or M&M’s
Method:
Spray a little canola spray into 2 x 12 cup mini-muffin trays.
Melt the Mars Bars, cream and cocoa in a glass bowl over simmering water. The bowl should not touch water. Stir the mixture until smooth.
Put the Rice Bubbles in a separate large bowl, pour in the chocolate mixture and stir until well mixed.
Spoon the mixture into the muffins tray and press down gently.
Refrigerate for 2 hours and turn out onto a tray to decorate.
Melt the white chocolate in the microwave checking and stirring it at 30 second intervals. Pour it into a piping bag while warm and snip the tip off.
Turn the crackles upside down and pipe the chocolate on. Finish with a red Smartie on top of each one.
Notes:
These crackles could be made more Christmasy by adding 2/3 cup of either mixed fruit, chopped cherries and currants (if you are not partial to mixed peel in the mixed fruit) or apricots and slivered almonds.
This recipe was created by Melissa Hughes for Kidspot, Australia’s best recipe finder.