Dee's Chocolate Taco

Recipe Rating:
 23 Ratings
Serves: 12
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Cooking Method: Stove Top

Ingredients

1 pkg prepared taco shells
1 pkg 16 oz semi sweet chocolate chips
1 8oz package cream cheese softened
1 8oz package cool whip or canned spray whipped cream
1 c powdered sugar
1 can(s) favorite pie filling (blueberry my fav,cherry etc)
1 jar(s) chocolate syrup
1 Tbsp paraffin wax

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Edie Ogborn Recipe
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Lightly Salted
Bak, CA
Kcsnaunnie
Member Since Aug 2011
Edie's notes for this recipe:
I came up with this recipe 21yrs ago, a few yrs before my daughter went to Arizona to become a surgical tech. She called me one day saying, "Mom they have Choco Toco's here!" She was so excited.

My recipe is quite different and my family loves it for a special day. It has a great presentation. At our restaurant it was a dessert people loved to get for a newbie, knowing it was a special dish they had never had.
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We used cherry pie filling when preparing these in the Test Kitchen, but fresh fruit like peaches or pineapple would also be wonderful! Yum!!

Directions

1
Get all ingredients and utensils together. That way you don't forget something. I always have my grandkids read over instructions first.
2
In a double boiler combine chocolate chips and paraffin wax. Heat until smooth and melted. I use a one-inch new paint brush to "paint" taco shells inside and outside with chocolate. Set them upside down on wax paper that has been placed on a cookie sheet. Place them in refrigerator until the filling is ready.
3
Filling: Mix softened cream cheese and powdered sugar until creamy. (You may need a Tbs or two of milk if too stiff). Fold in 1/2 of whipped topping (or 1c whipped cream).
4
Put cream cheese filling in a frosting bag (or you can spoon it into shells.) Put about 3 Tbs in a chocolate shell, add 2-3 Tbs of your favorite pie filling on top of cream cheese filling, add a dollop of whipped cream, then a cherry or a dollop more of your favorite filling. Drizzle with a chocolate syrup over top.
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user Edie Ogborn Kcsnaunnie - Feb 14, 2012
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user Kitchen Crew JustaPinch - Mar 8, 2012
I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!
user Kitchen Crew JustaPinch - Mar 8, 2012
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user deb baldwin messinthekitchen - Mar 9, 2012
Congratulations Edie, on your first blue ribbon!
user Edie Ogborn Kcsnaunnie - Mar 10, 2012
Thank you it means a lot to me.! I see you have one of your own. Congrats to you also.Have you tried the taco's? They really are too good.
I was once married to a Baldwin. lol

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