Chocolate-Covered Coffee Beans
Two terrific flavors—coffee and chocolate—come together in this mouthwatering recipe from our Test Kitchen. Enjoy them as a snack or use them to top your favorite mocha desserts.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 2/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips
- 1-1/2 teaspoons shortening
- 1/2 cup coffee beans
- Baking cocoa, optional
- In a microwave, melt chocolate chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Dip coffee beans in chocolate; allow excess to drip off. Place on waxed paper; let stand for 10-15 minutes.
- Roll in cocoa if desired; let stand until set. Store in an airtight container.
Nutrition Facts1 tablespoon: 39 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 2mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.
Originally published as Chocolate Covered Coffee Beans in Taste of Home Christmas Annual 2009