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Chocolate Heart Ice Cream Boats

Chocolate Heart Ice Cream BoatsA delightful Valentine dessert, these Chocolate Heart Ice Cream Boats are easy to make.

Recipe Ingredients:

18 NESTLÉ CRUNCH Hearts, unwrapped - divided use
1/2 cup miniature marshmallows
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon light corn syrup
1 1/2 cups corn flake cereal, crushed
1/4 cup shredded coconut (optional)
Vanilla ice cream
NESTLÉ NESQUIK Chocolate Flavor Syrup

Cooking Directions:

  1. Grease 6 muffin cups.
  2. Microwave 12 Nestlé Hearts in medium, uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) power for 50 seconds; STIR. The Nestlé Hearts may retain some of their shape. If necessary, microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals, stirring just until melted.
  3. Combine marshmallows, butter and corn syrup in medium bowl. Microwave on HIGH (100%) power for 15 seconds. Stir until marshmallows are almost melted. Add melted chocolate, cereal and coconut; mix well.
  4. Press mixture onto bottoms and up sides of prepared muffin cups. Refrigerate for 1 hour. Remove chocolate boats carefully with a small spatula. Let stand at room temperature for 10 to 15 minutes.
  5. Place small scoop of vanilla ice cream inside each boat. Top each with 1 whole Nestlé Heart; drizzle with Nesquik.

Makes 6 servings.

*NESTLÉ Hearts are available mid-January through mid-February.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.