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Home > Recipes > HERSHEY'S Favorite Chocolate Gift Sauce

HERSHEY'S Favorite Chocolate Gift Sauce Recipe

HERSHEY’S Favorite Chocolate Gift Sauce
  • Quick & Easy

  • Beginner

  • Summer

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Nutrition Information

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  Amount Per Serving %DV *
Calories 0 -
Calories from Fat 0 -
Total Fat 0g 0% DV
Saturated Fat 0g 0% DV
Trans Fat 0g -
Cholesterol 0mg 0% DV
Sodium 0mg 0% DV
Total Carbohydrates 0g 0% DV
Dietary Fiber 0g 0% DV
Sugars 0g -
Protein 0g -
Vitamin A - 0% DV
Vitamin C - 0% DV
Calcium - 0% DV
Iron - 0% DV

*Percent Daily Values (% DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine
  • 3/4 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1-3/4 cups sugar
  • Dash salt
  • 1-1/2 cups (12-oz. can) evaporated milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


1. Place butter in medium microwave-safe bowl or 4-cup glass measure. Microwave at HIGH (100%) 1 to 1-1/2 minutes or until melted. Add cocoa; stir until smooth. Add sugar, salt and evaporated milk; stir until well blended.

2. Microwave at HIGH 5 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until mixture comes to a boil.

3. Beat with whisk until smooth. Stir in vanilla. Serve warm sauce over cake, ice cream or other desserts. Cover; refrigerate leftover sauce. About 3 cups sauce.

For gift-giving, pour sauce into heat-proof jars. Cover; refrigerate. Decorate with ribbon, bow and recipe for sauce, if desired.

To reheat: Microwave at HIGH a few seconds at a time until warm. (Time will depend on amount and temperature of sauce.)


CHOCOLATE-NUT SAUCE: At the end of cooking, stir in 1 cup coarsely chopped toasted nuts.

CHOCOLATE-MINT SAUCE: Stir in 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract with vanilla extract.

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  • 4 stars


    Very easy and awesome! Make at least a double batch if you want to have enough to give away! This was a huge hit at our house, reminded me of the fudge sauce my mother used to make! A+++!!!

  • 2 stars


    Sauce is fairly runny. I followed the recipe exactly, except that I used Hershey's special dark cocoa. Could this be why?

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