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Chocolate Panini Recipe

Chocolate Panini Recipe

“I created this sweet treat for my new husband when I was learning to use the panini maker we‘d received as a wedding gift,“ writes Kayla Wilcoxson from her home in Abilene, Texas. “Sometimes I’ll use different fruits...but it always brings me rave reviews!“
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 2 teaspoons butter, softened
  • 2 slices white bread
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 milk chocolate candy bar (1.55 ounces)
  • 1/2 cup sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped


  • 1. Butter one side of each slice of bread; sprinkle with sugar. Spread cream cheese over the other side. Place candy bar on the cream cheese side of one slice; top with the other slice, butter side up.
  • 2. Cook on an indoor grill or panini maker for 2-3 minutes or until bread is browned and candy bar is melted. Cut in half; top with strawberries and whipped cream. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 panini equals 250 calories, 16 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 41 mg cholesterol, 210 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.