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Caramel-Chocolate Cream Puffs

Caramel-Chocolate Cream Puffs
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Ingredients

  • 16 cream puffs (such as Belgian Mini Cream Puffs) from a 13.2-ounce box of frozen cream puffs
  • 1 12.25-ounce jar caramel sauce
  • 1 16-ounce jar hot fudge or dark-chocolate sauce

Directions

  1. Defrost the cream puffs according to the label directions. In a small saucepan, over medium-high heat, bring 3/4 of the caramel sauce to a boil. Boil for 1 minute or until the sauce thickens into a chewy glaze.
  2. Holding a cream puff with tongs or speared on a fork, dip one side of the puff into the caramel, then place on a dessert plate. Repeat with the remaining puffs, arranging 4 on each plate.
  3. A few minutes before serving, warm the hot fudge sauce over low heat. Spoon it around the plated cream puffs.
  4. For a Valentine's Day touch, drop 3 small dollops of the remaining unboiled caramel sauce into the hot fudge sauce on each plate. With a toothpick, draw a line through the drops to form hearts.
February, 2003

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 534
  • Fat 25g
  • Sat Fat 14g
  • Cholesterol 96mg
  • Sodium 346mg
  • Protein 5g
  • Carbohydrate 69g
  • Sugar 22g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Iron 0mg
  • Calcium 13mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Chocolate candy
Gourmet chocolate contains high-quality cacao beans and a high percentage of cocoa butter. Inferior chocolate often has sugar added to mask the flavor.

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