This quick, easy and incredibly versatile Chocolate Cream Filling recipe is simple to follow, using only HERSHEY'S Chocolate Chips and a few other ingredients. You can use this easy chocolate cream filling as you would frosting or icing on cupcakes and cookies, thin it out with extra milk to be a sweet dip or sauce, or even as a filling for pastries like donuts. Even better, you can customize the chocolate flavor of this chocolate cream filling to your liking by swapping HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips for HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Mildly Sweet Chocolate Chips. This recipe is perfect for getting your little helpers involved in the kitchen! It's the icing on the cake! For more frostings, ganaches, syrups and beyond, check out our library of Dessert Toppings and Frosting Recipes.
Stir together sugar, flour and salt in medium saucepan; gradually stir in milk. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil; boil 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Gradually stir half of the mixture into egg yolks; return to saucepan. Cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute.
Remove from heat; stir in chocolate chips, butter and vanilla until mixture is smooth. Pour into bowl; press plastic wrap directly onto surface. Cool; refrigerate 1 to 2 hours or until cold.