Chocolate Covered Cheetos


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Chocolate Covered Cheetos
  • Yield:36-50 chocolate dipped snacks, depending on size of snacks and thickness of coating
  • Active time:15 minutes
  • Total time:2 hours, 15 minutes (includes cooling time)
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Cakespy: Chocolate Covered Cheetos

[Photographs and original illustrations: Cakespy]

Jessie Oleson (aka Cakespy) drops by every Monday to share a delicious dessert recipe. —The Mgmt.


  • 9 ounces (about 5 1.5-ounce single serving bags) snack chips of your choice
  • 12 ounces semisweet chocolate morsels (1 bag)


  1. 1.

    Open your bags of chips and put them in a bowl or on a plate so that they will be easy to reach for when you're ready to dip. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set to the side.

  2. 2.

    In a double boiler, melt the chocolate morsels over low heat until melted, stirring frequently to prevent scorching.

  3. 3.

    When melted, remove from heat.

  4. 4.

    Using your hands, dip your snack chip in the melted chocolate so that about 3/4 of the chip is covered (the part you're holding with your hand will remain uncoated). Tap against the side of the pan to allow excess chocolate to drip off. Place on the prepared parchment-lined sheet. Repeat with the remaining chips.

  5. 5.

    Let the chocolate coated chips set for about two hours. If you want to make them cute, add sprinkles.

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