Chocolate-Covered Cheese with Black Sea Salt

Total Time

Prep: 45 min. + standing


6-1/2 dozen

Updated: Feb. 10, 2022
Every time I make these for guests or for a cooking demo about real food made simply, people rave about them. They're surprising as an addition to an appetizer table—or even served after dinner paired with a nice cabernet or port. —Dorothy McNett, Pacific Grove, California
Chocolate-Covered Cheese with Black Sea Salt Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 8 ounces aged cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese
  • 6 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped
  • Black sea salt


  1. Cut cheese into 1/2-in. cubes. In a microwave, melt chocolate; stir until smooth. Dip cheese cubes in chocolate, allowing excess to drip off. Place on waxed paper. Sprinkle with a few grains of salt. Let stand until set.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 24 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 19mg sodium, 0 carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

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