Everyone has those days when all you want is chocolate after chocolate after chocolate. I found some of the best recipes involving chocolate that are out there- go ahead, give in- why else would we have cravings, right??
The Easiest Chocolate Covered Strawberries Ever
16 ounces Milk Chocolate Chips
2 tablespoons shortening
1 pound fresh strawberries
1. Insert toothpicks into the tops of the strawberries.
2. In a double boiler, melt the chocolate and shortening, stirring occasionally until smooth. Holding them by the toothpicks, dip the strawberries into the chocolate mixture.
3. Turn the strawberries upside down and insert the toothpick into styrofoam for the chocolate to cool.
-recipe credit to allrecipes.com
24 Oreo cookies, crushed
4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
2 1/2 cups Cool Whip
3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
1/2 cup confectioner sugar
1/2 cup crushed Reese’s Peanut Butter cups
To make the Oreo Crust:
1. Place Oreos in a food processor or blender and mix until cookies are finely crumbled. You can also put them in a plastic bag and crush them with a rolling pin. Mix in the melted butter and firmly press into a pan to create a crust. Bake crust at 350 degrees F for 7-10 minutes.
To make the Reese’s Peanut Butter Filling:
1. Place peanut butter and confectioner sugar in a pan over low heat and stir until combined and peanut butter is melted. Set aside for five minutes to cool. Gently fold in peanut butter mixture into Cool Whip until combined. Gently fold in crushed Reese’s pieces into peanut butter Cool Whip mixture.
2. Pour mixture into Oreo crust and freeze for 3 hours. Garnish with caramel and chocolate drizzle (for added decadence rim with chopped Reese’s pieces).
-recipe credit to Pinterest.com
Brownie Batter Pancakes
1/4 cup all purpose flour
1/4 tsp baking powder1 tbsp Hershey’s Special Dark unsweetened cocoa powder (or dutch cocoa)
1 tbsp + 1 tsp sugar (you can use less if you’re planning to top with syrup)
pinch of salt (optional)
1 1/2 tbsp unsweetened applesauce
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
5 1/2 tbsp nondairy milk of your choice
Mix dry ingredients very well, then add wet ingredients. Make like normal pancakes! There are only 130 calories in this entire recipe- Score!
- recipe credit to skinnytaste.com
Angela is a History major and English and Political Science minor at Wake Forest University in North Carolina. She loves to read, horseback ride and hang out with friends and family. She is hoping to someday work in the writing or government field.
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