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Crunchy Chocolate Sauce Recipe

Crunchy Chocolate Sauce Recipe

In Waukesha, Wisconsin, Dolores Kastello dresses up ice cream with an easy three-ingredient topping that's full of nuts. "As this rich chocolate sauce cools over the ice cream, it forms a hard shell that kids (and adults) love," she notes.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • Ice cream

Directions

  • 1. In a skillet, saute nuts in butter until golden brown. Remove from the heat; stir in chocolate chips until melted. Serve warm over ice cream (sauce will harden). Store leftover sauce in the refrigerator. This sauce can be reheated in the microwave. Yield: about 1-1/2 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 tablespoons) equals 180 calories, 17 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 78 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.