October 28th is National Chocolate Day! This time of year is especially known for the overload of delicious chocolate treats, whether it’s Halloween candy or classic winter dessert recipes! Below are 5 seasonal chocolate recipes you can try out this holiday season.
Pumpkin bread with Chocolate Chips
This pumpkin bread recipe is a seasonal treat! Combing pumpkin, cinnamon, chocolate chips and more, making this bread will become a yearly tradition for you and your family. Click here to see the full recipe!
Oreo Truffles – Halloween Spiders
This no-bake treat is a crowd favorite! Crush one pack of Oreos to a fine crumb and add one 8oz. package of softened cream cheese until a thick batter has formed. Scoop 20 Oreo balls using a cookie scoop onto a tray, and cool for 30 minutes in the fridge or freezer. While the oreo balls are cooling, melt baker’s chocolate according to instruction. Dip the cooled Oreo balls in the melted chocolate until completely coated, and set aside until firm. Bonus Spooky Treat: Add pretzels as legs, and chocolate chips as eyes to make the truffles look like spiders!
Chocolate Dipped Pretzels
This simple recipe can be dressed up for any season! We recommend using pretzel rods, though any shape will work. Melt baker’s chocolate (milk, dark or white) according to instruction and dip the pretzels. Top with drizzled chocolate, seasonal sprinkles, crushed peppermint candies or more!
Hot Chocolate Bombs
Hot Chocolate bombs are all the rage this season! They can be customized with your favorite flavors or candies to create a rich and creamy cup of hot cocoa. Check out this DIY chocolate bomb recipe here!
Peppermint is a quintessential winter flavor! This recipe requires only three ingredients, but can be customized based on your personal preferences. Start by lining a sheet pan with parchment paper and set aside! Melt dark chocolate, vanilla almond bark and crush up some candy canes! Layer dark chocolate, candy cane, vanilla almond bark and more candy cane. Refrigerate or freeze until firm. Once firm, break up into pieces and serve to your family and friends!
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