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Chocolate Turnovers

Details

Time
1 hour
Skill Level
Intermediate
Yields
18 turnovers

For an fun baking project, make these flaky, delicious chocolate turnovers. HERSHEY’S Chocolate Chips are the drizzle that turns simple puff pastry into bakery perfection. Enjoy with coffee, as dessert or an extra special breakfast. And it’s a great activity for helpful little hands!

Ingredients & Directions

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

Ingredients

  • 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)

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Directions

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
1

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

2

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.

3

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.

4

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

5

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.

Tip

Try making with HERSHEY'S Milk Chocolate Chips.

Variation: 

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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