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Mousse-Filled Witches’ Hats

These cute chocolate-covered treats will magically disappear at your house.

Chocolate Mousse-Filled Witches' Hats Creamy chocolate mousse in chocolate-dipped sugar cones will be a popular Halloween recipe.

These rich snacks are filled with a creamy homemade mousse. Prepare them for your little goblins this Halloween.

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cups heavy whipping cream, divided
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips
  • 4 squares (1 ounce each) semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon shortening
  • 1 package (4 3/4 ounces) chocolate ice cream sugar cones
  • Halloween sprinkles
  • 12 thin chocolate wafers (2 1/4-inch diameter)

    How to make it  25 minutes


  • 1

    For mousse, in a small saucepan, bring 1/2 cup cream to a boil; remove from the heat. Stir in chocolate chips until smooth. Transfer to a bowl; cool to room temperature, stirring occasionally.

  • 2

    In a small mixing bowl, beat the remaining cream until stiff peaks form; fold into the chocolate mixture. Cover and refrigerate.

  • 3

    In a microwave-safe bowl, melt semisweet chocolate and shortening; stir until smooth. Dip pointed tips of ice cream cones a third of the way into melted chocolate; roll in sprinkles. Refrigerate until set.

  • 4

    Just before serving, spoon mousse into cones. Top each with a chocolate wafer. Invert onto a serving platter. Serves 12.