White Chocolate Ganache Eyeballs

White Chocolate Ganache Eyeballs
Dare you eat blood-shot eyeballs? Believe it or not, these creepy confections only look scary—they’re made with a perfectly delicious combo of white chocolate, heavy cream, and chocolate chips. A careful drizzling of red food coloring transforms them into crazed monster eyes, but if you don’t have the most steady hands, don’t be deterred. No monster has perfectly bloodshot eyes, anyways! The best part? You’re only five ingredients away from having these treats in your kitchen. Just be sure to give yourself enough time to let the chocolate mixture firm up in the refrigerator, which will allow you to roll it into eyeball shapes. Get the recipe: White Chocolate Ganache Eyeballs. Photo: Philip Friedman; Styling: Colleen Riley
Hands On Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs
Yield:
30 serves

Ingredients

  • 1 ¼ cups white chocolate chips

  • ¼ cup heavy cream

  • pinch fine salt

  • 30 chocolate chips

  • 1 tablespoon red food coloring

Directions

  1. Line a baking sheet with waxed paper

  2. Place the chocolate, cream, and salt in a large microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on high in 30-second intervals, stirring in between, until melted.

  3. Place the chocolate mixture in the refrigerator and chill until firm, at least 1 hour 30 minutes and up to 2 days.

  4. Roll the chocolate mixture into small balls (about 1 teaspoon each) and place on the lined baking sheet. Press one chocolate chip, pointed-side down, into the top of each ball.

  5. Dip the tip of a toothpick in the food coloring to draw veins around the chocolate chip.

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