7 Ways to Make Chocolate Treats in an Ice Cube Tray

You don’t need fancy molds or equipment to make fancy chocolates. All you need are some ice cube trays and the right ingredients. Make them for yourself or gift them at the holidays.

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Photo By: Sam Henderson

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Chocolate Covered Cherries

Chocolate covered cherries are a holiday classic. Impress your friends and family by making your own. It's so easy, it's sure to become a new tradition. Get the recipe >>

Maple Buttercream and Pecan-Filled Dark Chocolates

Maple and pecans go together perfectly. They are even better when coated in rich, dark chocolate. Set a few aside because they won’t last long. Get the recipe >>

Get the Recipe: How to Make Ice Cube Tray Maple Buttercream Chocolates

Pumpkin Spice Peanut Butter Chocolates

Fill ice cube trays with melted white chocolate. Pour the excess back into the bowl of melted chocolate. Pipe a layer of pumpkin spice peanut butter. Top with melted white chocolate to fill 3/4 of each cavity. Freeze for one hour before releasing. Trim away excess on bottoms of chocolates with a paring knife. Drizzle the tops with melted semi-sweet chocolate to finish. TIP: If you cannot find pumpkin spice peanut butter make your own with 1 tablespoon of pumpkin spice per cup of smooth peanut butter.

Dried Citrus Chocolates

Fill the bottom of ice cube trays with dried citrus peel. Melt dark chocolate to fill the remainder of the cavities. Freeze for one hour before releasing from ice cube trays.

Orange Buttercream-Filled Dark Chocolates

Dark chocolate and orange make a perfect pair. These simple chocolates are better than any boxed version and can be made easily in ice cube trays. see the Get the recipe >>

Coconut Crispy Chocolates

Melt two cups of semi-sweet chocolate. Add 1 cup of shredded coconut, 1/2 cup of rice cereal, and 1 teaspoon coconut extract. Stir to combine and press into ice cube trays. Smooth the top and freeze or one hour.

Peppermint Marshmallow Chocolates

Fill ice cube trays with melted milk chocolate. Pour the excess back into bowl of melted chocolate. Fill the cavities 3/4 with marshmallow fluff using a piping bag. Add melted chocolate on top of the marshmallow fluff and shake the tray gently to release air bubbles. Freeze for 1 hour. Release the chocolate by tapping gently on counter after allowing to thaw at room temperature for 5-10 minutes. Dip the tops in melted semi-sweet chocolate and top with crushed peppermints.

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