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Chocolate Turnovers


1 hour
Skill Level
18 turnovers

You want a fun baking project, and we've got just the recipe for you! Make this sweet, flaky and absolutely delicious Chocolate Turnovers recipe that has only five ingredients. Melt down some HERSHEY’S SPECIAL DARK Mildly Sweet Chocolate Chips and use that as the drizzle to turn the simple puff pastry into a treat that tastes straight out of a bakery.  Enjoy this Chocolate Turnovers recipe with coffee, as a dessert or to make any breakfast morning extra sweet. For another dessert recipe to delight early risers, make this Fresh Apple and Toffee Tart to really make mornings special.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
25 minutes
Bake Time
15 minutes
Cool Time
10 minutes


  • 2 cups
    HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Mildly Sweet Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips (12 oz pkg.), divided
  • 1 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1 package
    frozen puff pastry (17.3 oz), thawed (2 sheets)
  • 1
    egg, beaten with 2 teaspoons water
  • 1 1/2 tsps
    shortening (do NOT use butter, margarine, spread or oil)


Equipment Needed 
Oven Oven
Mixing Bowl Mixing Bowl
Measuring Cups Measuring Cups
Pastry Brush Pastry Brush
Baking Sheet Baking Sheet
Wire Rack Wire Rack
Microwave-Safe Bowl Microwave-Safe Bowl
Microwave Microwave

Heat oven to 400°F. Combine 1-1/2 cups chocolate chips and cinnamon in small bowl; set aside.


Unfold one pastry sheet; roll on lightly floured surface to form 12-inch square. Cut into nine 4-inch squares. Place 1 heaping tablespoon chip mixture onto center of each square.


Lightly brush egg mixture onto edges of each square. Fold diagonally in half; seal edges. Transfer to ungreased baking sheet. Repeat procedure with remaining puff pastry sheet and remaining chip mixture. Lightly brush tops of turnovers with egg mixture.


Bake 15 minutes or until light golden brown. Remove from baking sheet to wire rack.


Place remaining 1/2 cup chips and shortening in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at medium (50%) 30 seconds; stir. If necessary, microwave at medium an additional 10 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, just until chips are melted when stirred. Drizzle melted chocolate over each turnover.


Try making with HERSHEY'S Milk Chocolate Chips.


Cinnamon Turnovers: Omit chocolate chips and ground cinnamon. Use 1-2/3 cups (10-oz pkg.) HERSHEY'S Cinnamon Chips. Reserve 1/3 cup cinnamon chips for drizzle; use 1-1/3 cups chips for filling turnovers. Follow directions given for Chocolate Turnovers.

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