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Mousse-Filled Witches' Hats

 Mousse-Filled Witches' Hats
These cute chocolate-covered treats will magically disappear at your house. Our Test Kitchen staff had a "spooktacular" time coming up with the rich snacks, featuring sugar cones filled with a creamy homemade mousse. Prepare them for your little goblins this Halloween.
12 ServingsPrep: 25 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1-3/4 cups heavy whipping cream, divided
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips
  • 6 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon shortening
  • 1 package (4-3/4 ounces) ice cream sugar cones
  • Halloween sprinkles
  • 12 thin chocolate wafers (2-1/4-inch diameter)

Directions

  • For mousse, in a small saucepan, bring 1/2 cup cream to a boil;
  • remove from the heat. Stir in chocolate chips until smooth. Transfer
  • to a bowl; cool to room temperature, stirring occasionally.
  • In a small bowl, beat the remaining cream until stiff peaks form;
  • fold into the chocolate mixture. Cover and refrigerate.
  • In a microwave-safe bowl, melt semisweet chocolate and shortening;
  • stir until smooth. Brush melted chocolate over ice cream cones and
  • roll tips in sprinkles. Refrigerate until set. Just before serving,
  • spoon mousse into cones. Top each with a chocolate wafer. Invert
  • onto a serving platter. Yield: 1 dozen.