NEW Recipes from the August Issue

It's time to take it outside. We're sharing recipes that are best served al fresco with friends. Salute summer, from drinks to dessert, with the latest recipes from Better Homes and Gardens.

View Slideshow

How to Make Popcorn Balls

This all-time favorite dessert is offers instant nostalgia (remember Grandma making them?). Bring them into your own kitchen with our incredible easy steps.

View Video

Dishes Made Better by Potato Chips

I chip, you chip, we chip. Our love affair with America's favorite snack goes well beyond the bag. We're sharing dishes that were made better (way better) by potato chips.

View Slideshow

Dress Up a Dessert in 8 Seconds (or Less!)

Make any dessert recipe worthy of a party with these easy ideas to dress them up. Each dessert idea can be done within 8 seconds!

View Video

Canning Basics

Enjoy your favorite produce year-round by canning it. We'll walk you through how to can foods safely with less mess.

See More

How to Mail Cookies

Send your famous cookie recipe to loved ones anywhere! See how to pack cookies so they won't crumble and other tips for how to mail cookies.

View Video

DIY Drink Stations

Our favorite party trend? Creative DIY drink stations that let party-goers play mixologist. We're sharing our favorite beverage stations, including an infused vodka station, a mojito station, and more. Once you set out the listed supplies, you're all ready to party!

View Slideshow
Popular in Food

Chocolate Squares

Offer a "thank you" or "happy holidays" to co-workers, neighbors, teachers, and friends with these festive chocolates.

Rate me!
  • Makes: 48 servings
  • Yields: 48 to 60 pieces
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Chill: 2 hrs

Chocolate Squares



  1. Line an 8x8x2-inch baking pan with nonstick foil (or use regular foil and lightly coat with nonstick cooking spray), extending foil over edges of pan. Set aside.
  2. In a medium saucepan combine 2 packages chocolate pieces, whipping cream, and butter; cook and stir over low heat just until melted. Pour into prepared pan. Cover and chill 2 hours or until very firm.
  3. Use foil to lift chocolate bars from pan. With a sharp knife cut into 1 to 1-1/2-inch pieces. In a small bowl combine cocoa powder and cinnamon. Sprinkle cocoa mixture on squares. Attach red cinnamon candies to chocolates with melted chocolate or chocolate decorating icing. To wrap, line a miniature tart pan with foil paper; place chocolates in pan. Makes 48 to 60 pieces.

Nutrition Facts (Chocolate Squares)

    Per serving:
  • 78 kcal cal.,
  • 5 g fat
  • (3 g sat. fat,
  • 2 g monounsatured fat),
  • 6 mg chol.,
  • 8 mg sodium,
  • 9 g carb.,
  • 1 g fiber,
  • 8 g sugar,
  • 1 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet



Loading... Please wait...