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Chocolate Dessert Cups Recipe

Chocolate Dessert Cups Recipe

Says Ellen Govertsen of Wheaton, Illinois, "This elegant party dessert is tailor-made for Christmas. Making the chocolate cups is a bit time-consuming - but they look so pretty, they're worth the effort."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:8 servings


  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon shortening
  • 8 scoops peppermint ice cream
  • Miniature candy canes


  • 1. In a microwave or saucepan, melt the chocolate chips and shortening. brush evenly on the inside of eight paper or foil muffin cup liners. Chill until hardened, about 25 minutes. Remove liners. Fill chocolate cups with ice cream. Garnish with candy canes. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 254 calories, 15 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 25 mg cholesterol, 52 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.