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I wanted to make chocolate cigarellos from scratch and looked it up but all I could find was this, which the author describes as being time consuming. Can someone suggest any other way to make them that might be quicker?

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They are going to be fundamentally time consuming to make, especially without automated equipment. You can buy them ready made from various sources. One example: – SAJ14SAJ Dec 31 '13 at 5:22
@SAJ14SAJ: I was wondering if someone has tried to make them in plastic straws and how would you make the ends from being runny – Divi Jan 1 '14 at 1:37
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One thing you can do is use much longer pieces of acetate and cut the long cigarillos afterwards gently with a hot knife. That way your spreading and rolling action is cut down to 1/2 or 1/3.

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