Mousse-Filled Witches’ Hats

These rich snacks are filled with a creamy homemade mousse. Prepare them for your little goblins this Halloween. [ingredients-list title=”Ingredients”

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-list title=”Ingredients” serving_size=””]
[ingredients-left]

  • 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)

[/ingredients-left]
[/ingredients-list]

[step-list-wrapper title=”How to make it” time=”25 minutes”]
[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ]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.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ] In a small mixing bowl, beat the remaining cream until stiff peaks form; fold into the chocolate mixture. Cover and refrigerate.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”3″ image_url=”” title=”” ]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.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”4″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Just before serving, spoon mousse into cones. Top each with a chocolate wafer. Invert onto a serving platter. Serves 12.[/step-item]

[/step-list-wrapper]

Popular Videos

Originally Published in Reader's Digest