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Chocolate Lover's Filling

 Chocolate Lover's Filling
This filling is added to a sweet dough to make a delicious pastry I love to serve to company.—Jenny Reece, Lowry, Minnesota
12-14 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 10 min.


  • 3/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup evaporated milk
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  • In a saucepan, combine the chocolate chips, milk and sugar. Cook and
  • stir over low heat until chocolate is melted. Stir in pecans,
  • vanilla and cinnamon. Use for Braided Coffee Cake or Coffee Cake
  • Ring. Yield: about 1-1/4 cups.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 88 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 7 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.