Chocolate Acorns

by Sheryl

Prep Time: 35 MINUTES | Total Time: 35 MINUTES | Servings: 50 acorns

Are you ready for Fall or Thanksgiving? Grab these pantry ingredients and begin making the cutest chocolate acorns your kids will surely love! And these are no-bake, so you’ll save yourself the hassle of managing your oven time to make all you need for Thanksgiving. Ask the kids to help out and I’m sure they’ll find it hard to say no.

Ingredients

1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
50 mini Nilla wafer cookies
50 milk chocolate Hershey’s kisses, unwrapped
50 mini chocolate chips

How to make Chocolate Acorns

Step 1: Using a parchment paper, line a baking sheet and set aside.

Step 2: Place the semisweet chocolate chips in a small microwave-safe bowl. Melt in the microwave for about 45 seconds, then, stir until smooth. Continue to microwave if needed in 15 seconds interval.

Step 3: Transfer the melted chocolate with a spatula into a small Ziploc bag. Snip a small hole in the corner.

Step 4: Onto the flat side of the cookies, pipe a little amount of the chocolate. Quickly press a Hershey’s kiss on top. Do this for the rest of the cookies and Hershey’s kisses.

Step 5: Transfer the cookies, cookie side down on the prepared baking sheet.

Step 6: Put in the freezer to set for at least 5 minutes.

Step 7: To make the stem, pipe a small amount of the melted chocolate on a mini chocolate chip. Then, connect it to the top of the wafer.

Step 8: Return to the baking sheet and finish the rest of the acorns.

Step 9: Freeze again for 5 minutes more to completely set.

Nutrition Facts:

Calories: 43kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 9mg | Potassium: 11mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 2IU | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1mg

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