Some people crave chocolate treats every once in a while, while others won’t last a day without their chocolate fix. Chocolate today is getting more and more interesting by the minute. Chocolate lovers seem to be constantly on the hunt for a new twist to their favorite treat that would tickle their fancy.
A lot of chocolate pairings have been surfacing recently. Different types of chocolate have different ingredients combined with them, like nuts, mint, caramel, nougat, and fruits, among others. If you truly are the chocoholic that you claim you are, you know that there are still a lot of chocolate pairings out there you have yet to try.
In the meantime, here’s a recipe of a cheese and chocolate pairing, with some nuts and vanilla to boot.
• 1 cup butter, softened
• 8 ounces pasteurized process cheese, cubed
• 1 1/2 pounds powdered sugar
• 1/2 cup cocoa
• 1/2 cup non-fat dry milk
• 2 teaspoons vanilla
• 2 cups coarsely chopped nuts
In a large saucepan over medium heat melt butter and cheese, stirring frequently. Remove from heat. Sift together sugar and cocoa; add to cheese, mixing well. Stir in non-fat dry milk, vanilla and nuts. Turn into a 9-inch square pan. Chill until firm.