1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1 cup white baking chips
1 cup mint-chocolate chips
18 gold- or silver-colored plastic spoons (18 to 24)
Candy decorations, crushed hard peppermint candies, miniature candy-coated chocolate chips or coarse sugar crystals (decorating sugar), if desired.

Melt chocolate in heavy 1-quart saucepan over lowest possible heat, stirring constantly. Dip spoons into melted chocolate, coating only the bowl of each spoon. Sprinkle with candy decorations. Place spoons on waxed paper until chocolate is set.

Wrap spoons in plastic wrap or cellophane.

18 to 24 spoons.

Always give them the old fire, even when you feel like a squashed cake of ice. ~ Ethel Merman