Crafting homemade desserts and sweet treats doesn’t always have to mean fancy ingredients and a lot of cooking time. These chocolate sauce dipped bites are an excellent example- they’re an easy no-bake dessert that you can whip up with minimal ingredients and just a few minutes of prep time.
Sounds like something you were looking to try out? Read on to know how exactly to put them together.
Ingredients For the Recipe
You’ll need just a few simple pantry staples to make these chocolate sauce dipped bites.
- Biscuits (crushed/powdered): 1 cup
- Cocoa powder: 4 tbsp
- Powdered sugar/ Powdered jaggery: 2 tablespoon or as per taste
- Butter (melted): ½ cup
- Milk: As required
- Melted chocolate sauce: For dipping
- Sprinkles: For garnish
How to Make the Chocolate Sauce Dipped Bites
Got all your ingredients ready? Here's what you need to do next to make these delicious bites.
Add the biscuits to a food processor and blitz them at high speed until they turn into powder. Prepare 1 cup of the crushed biscuits.
Transfer the blitzed biscuits to a large mixing bowl.
Take a sieve and sift the powdered sugar/jaggery and cocoa powder.
Mix the dry ingredients well.
Next, add the melted butter and mix well.
Add milk and start kneading the mixture into a soft dough.
Make a cylindrical shape and roll it with cling film.
Refrigerate the dough for 3 hours.
After 3 hours take it out of the refrigerator and let it come to room temperature.
Cut small blocks of the chocolate dessert. Cut as many as you can.
Next, dip them in chocolate sauce and garnish with sprinkles.
Refrigerate for another 30 minutes and serve.
Frequently Asked Questions
While cocoa powder and crushed biscuits are the key ingredients that make up the inside of these bites, you can actually go ahead and throw in some other add-ons as well if you want to.
Chopped dried fruits like apricots, cranberries and raisins can be great- they can lend the bites little bursts of flavor.
You can also add some chopped nuts of your choice- peanuts, walnuts, pecans and pistachios are great.
If your chocolate sauce dipped bites don’t have that nice, thick coating even after getting all that time to chill in the refrigerator, it could possibly be because your chocolate sauce isn’t right, and it isn’t solidifying.
If your chocolate sauce is runny, you can just use melted compound chocolate as an alternative.
You can use almost any kind of mildly flavored biscuits for this recipe. Graham crackers work great, but if you don’t have those, you could use any other biscuits you have at hand.
If your dough is sticky and wet, and doesn’t have the right pliable consistency you’re looking for, you might have added more milk than needed. You can fix this by adding some more cocoa powder and crushed biscuits and kneading it again until you get the texture right.
You sure can! You can make the dough for the chocolate sauce dipped bites up to 3 days in advance and refrigerate it. Just make sure you cover it with cling wrap to keep away the refrigerator smells.
Got some leftovers? You can transfer them to an airtight container lined with parchment paper and refrigerate the bites for up to a week. You can also makes these chocolate sauce dipped bites ahead of time and freeze them for months- just remember to use a freezer safe container or bag and you’re good to go!
Tips & Tricks to Make the Chocolate Sauce Dipped Bites
Excited and ready to give this recipe a try? Make sure you keep these additional tips and tricks in mind to nail the recipe.
- If the dough seems to stick to your hands while you’re rolling it out and trying to shape it, wet your hands a little bit.
- Make sure you use good quality cocoa powder for this recipe. Since cocoa powder and chocolate are the key ingredients, choosing the right one will really take the flavor of the bites to the next level.
- To lend the inside of these bites some extra deliciousness, you can add some crunchy or creamy peanut butter too.
- Shredded coconut also makes for a great addition to these chocolate sauce dipped bites. Plus, you can use them as a topping too!
- Don’t have powdered jaggery and are looking for a healthier alternative to sugar? Some honey or maple syrup should do the trick. Just make sure you get the consistency of the dough right.
- To enhance the flavor of these bites, you can also top them with a sprinkle of sea salt flakes after you’ve coated them in the chocolate sauce.
Serving Ideas & Suggestions
These delicious and versatile chocolate sauce dipped bites can be enjoyed on their own as a light snack or as a sweet treat after dinner.
Loved how these bites turned out? Looking for some more fun and interesting sweet treats to try your hands at? Here are a few good ones you might want to try out.
Chocolate Sauce Dipped Bites
- 1 cup Biscuits , (crushed/powdered)
- 4 tablespoon Cocoa Powder
- 2 tablespoon Powdered Sugar/ Powdered Jaggery
- ½ cup Butter , (melted)
- 1 cup Milk
- 1 cup Melted Chocolate Sauce
- 1 cup Sprinkles, (for garnish)
- Add the biscuits to a food process or and blitz them at high speed until they turn into powder. Prepare 1 cup of the crushed biscuits.
- Transfer the blitzed biscuits to a large mixing bowl.
- Take a sieve and sift the powdered sugar/jaggery and cocoa powder.
- Mix the dry ingredients well.
- Next, add the melted butter and mix well.
- Add milk and start kneading the mixture into a soft dough.
- Make a cylindrical shape and roll it with cling film.
- Refrigerate the dough for 3 hours.
- After 3hours take it out of the refrigerator and let it come to room temperature.
- Cut small blocks of the chocolate dessert. Cut as many as you can.
- Next, dip them in chocolate sauce and garnish with sprinkles.
- Refrigerate for another 30 minutes and serve.