Well, maybe they aren’t better, but they will definitely give it a run for its money. After all, the scientific name for chocolate does mean “food of the gods.” Valentine’s Day is just a few days away and as a Delicious Bytes blogger, I got my hands on some delectable chocolate recipes will win the heart of just about anyone! The best part is, that with Kraft, the recipes are all simple and quick to create. What are you waiting for? Get busy and sink your teeth into these chocolate Valentine’s Day recipes.
Low Fat Double Chocolate Mousse
1-1/2 cups fat-free milk, divided
MICROWAVE 1 cup milk and chocolate squares in large microwaveable bowl on HIGH 2 min.; whisk until chocolate is melted. Add remaining milk and dry pudding mix; beat 2 min. Refrigerate 20 min.
WHISK in 1-1/2 cups COOL WHIP; spoon into 6 dessert dishes.
TOP with remaining COOL WHIP and berries.
Sweet Strawberry Heart Pillows
1 frozen puff pastry sheet (1/2 of 17.3-oz. pkg.), thawed
PREHEAT oven to 350°F. Unfold pastry. Cut into 16 hearts with 2-inch heart-shaped cookie cutter. Place on ungreased baking sheets.
BAKE 20 min. or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.
CUT each heart horizontally in half. Spread 1 tsp. of the jam onto bottom half of each heart; top with 1 Tbsp. of the whipped topping and a strawberry slice. Cover with tops of hearts. Drizzle with chocolate. Serve immediately. Or, cover and refrigerate up to 1 hour.
Black and White Heart Cookies
1-1/2 cups flour
MIX first 3 ingredients; set aside. Beat butter and sugar in large bowl with mixer until light and fluffy. Blend in egg and vanilla. Add flour mixture; mix well. Refrigerate 1 hour.
ROLL out dough to 1/8-inch thickness on lightly floured surface. Cut into heart shapes with 2-inch cookie cutter, rerolling trimmings. Place, 2 inches apart, on parchment paper-covered baking sheets. Refrigerate 30 min.
HEAT oven to 350°F. Bake cookies 10 min. or until edges are lightly browned. Cool on baking sheets 3 min.; remove to wire racks. Cool completely.
DIP 1 side of each cookie in chocolate. Return to racks; let stand until chocolate is firm.