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Home > Recipes > HERSHEY'S Easy Chocolate Cracker Snacks

HERSHEY'S Easy Chocolate Cracker Snacks Recipe

HERSHEY’S Easy Chocolate Cracker Snacks
  • Fun for Kids

  • Quick & Easy

  • Beginner

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Prep Time:
20 Minutes
Skill Level:
Beginner

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Nutrition Information

Serving Size:
Servings per Recipe:

  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.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups (12-oz. pkg.) HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
  • 2 tablespoons shortening (do not use butter, margarine, spread or oil)
  • 60 to 70 round buttery crackers (about one-half 1-lb. box)
  • 1-2/3 cups (10-oz. pkg.) HERSHEY'S Mint Chocolate Chips*

Directions

1. Line several trays or cookie sheets with wax paper.

2. Place mint chocolate chips, chocolate chips and shortening in large microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at MEDIUM (50%) 1 minute; stir. Continue heating 30 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, until chips are melted and mixture is smooth when stirred.

3. Drop crackers into chocolate mixture, one at a time. Using tongs, push cracker into chocolate so that it is covered completely. (If chocolate begins to thicken, reheat 10 to 20 seconds in microwave.) Remove from chocolate, tapping lightly on edge of bowl to remove excess chocolate. Place on prepared tray. Refrigerate until chocolate hardens (about 20 minutes). For best results, store tightly covered in refrigerator. About 5-1/2 dozen cookies

* 2 cups (11.5-oz. pkg.) HERSHEY'S Milk Chocolate Chips and 1/4 teaspoon pure peppermint extract may be substituted for mint chocolate chips.

VARIATIONS:

Peanut Butter and Milk Chocolate: Use 1-2/3 cups (10-oz. pkg.) REESE'S Peanut Butter Chips, 2 cups (11.5-oz. pkg.) HERSHEY'S Milk Chocolate Chips and 2 tablespoons shortening. Proceed as above.

White Chip and Toffee: Melt 4 cups (two 12-oz.pkg.) HERSHEY'S Premier White Chips and 2 tablespoons shortening. Dip crackers; before coating hardens sprinkle with or HEATH BITS 'O BRICKLE Toffee Bits.

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  • 3 stars

    9/10/2008

    these are quite good, a nice mixture of salty and sweet. i did have some difficulty with coating the crackers with chocolate, but the taste was wonderful

  • 3 stars

    4/12/2009

    Super easy! I used Reese's PB chips and milk chocolate and another batch with special dark chocolate and mint extract. Took them on a camping trip - great snack!

  • 5 stars

    8/21/2012

    These are great and just as easy as the recipe suggests. My variation was to use mint chips and special dark chips (instead of semi-sweet). It tastes really good but works best as an after-dinner-mint type of thing. Also, any remaining melted chocolate works well as a "bark" kind of thing.

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