Chocolate Sundaes in a Shell

Let your guests help themselves to this sundae topping--keep it warm in a fondue pot. Have warm baked Pepperidge Farm® Puff Pastry Shells, assorted ice cream flavors and chopped nuts available--let the fun begin!
  • prep: 35 minutes
  • total: 35 minutes
  • Serves: 6



  • 1 package (6 ounces) semi-sweet chocolate pieces(about 1 cup)
  • 6 tablespoons butter(3/4 stick)
  • 1 pint vanilla ice cream
  • 1 package (10 ounces) Pepperidge Farm® Puff Pastry Shells, prepared according to package directions
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped walnuts


  1. Place the chocolate and butter in a 1-quart saucepan. Heat over medium heat until the chocolate softens, stirring until the mixture is smooth.

  2. Place a scoop of ice cream in each pastry shell. Spoon the warm chocolate mixture over the ice cream and sprinkle with the nuts. (The chocolate mixture will harden as it cools, making a chocolate shell.)

  3. Alternate Preparation: To microwave the chocolate sauce, place the chocolate and butter in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on HIGH for 1 to 1 1/2 minutes or until chocolate the softens. Stir until the mixture is smooth.

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