Chocolate fortune cookies

Chocolate Heaven

Okay, so this is my third blog featuring fortune cookies. I didn’t plan it, but it seems to be my theme for Chinese New Year this year.  When I saw these chocolate covered cookies at the Je T’aime en Chocolat (I Love You In Chocolate) festival yesterday, I just had to buy them. It was Chocolate fortune cookie and fortunethe last day for the fourth annual chocolate festival at the Bonsecours Market in Old Montreal. These cookies are dipped in chocolate by Chocolats Favoris and includes their own fortune about love and chocolate. This one says “Love and Chocolate: this is how to stay youthful”. Everything in their showcase looked so good, but I had to fight temptation to buy more so that I could try out the goodies from the other vendors. Did I mention that there were free samples?

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Sex in a Pan (a chocolate and Cool Whip dessert)


It’s not what you think. Or maybe it is.

I can’t remember who gave me the recipe for this chocolate dessert, but it’s been in my binder full of recipe clippings for years. I made it for a girls’ potluck supper yesterday and it was a hit.


First layer:

  • 1 cup chopped nuts
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 3 tsp. sugar

Second layer:

  • 1 pkg cream cheese (you can use a low fat version)
  • 1 cup icing sugar
  • 1/2 large tub Cool Whip

Third layer:

  • 1 pkg. chocolate instant pudding
  • 1 pkg. vanilla instant pudding
  • 2 cups milk

Fourth layer:

  • 1/2 large tub Cool Whip

You need a 9×13 inch pan, lightly greased.

  • First layer: cut butter into flour, add nuts and sugar; spread into pan. Bake 15-20 minutes at 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Cool.
  •  Second layer: Mix cream cheese, icing sugar and Cool Whip together with an electric beater; spread over first layer.
  • Third layer: Mix chocolate and vanilla pudding powder and milk with electric mixer; spread over second layer.
  • Fourth layer: Spread Cool Whip over top.

You can grate some chocolate over top to decorate.