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Chocolate Dessert Cups

Says Ellen Govertsen of Wheaton, Illinois, "This elegant party dessert is tailor-made for Christmas. Making the chocolate cups is a bit time-consuming - but they look so pretty, they're worth the effort."
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon shortening
  • 8 scoops peppermint ice cream
  • Miniature candy canes

Directions

  • In a microwave or saucepan, melt the chocolate chips and shortening. brush evenly on the inside of eight paper or foil muffin cup liners. Chill until hardened, about 25 minutes. Remove liners. Fill chocolate cups with ice cream. Garnish with candy canes.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 254 calories, 15g fat (8g saturated fat), 25mg cholesterol, 52mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (26g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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