Perfect for Kids and Adults, This Chocolate Butter Recipe Is Beloved by All

Cook up something delicious with this special recipe provided to you by The Palms at Sunset Lakes Apartments in Zachary, Louisiana, and put our expansive kitchens to good use!  

Like a juicy burger or sweet, delightful milkshake, Chocolate Butter is one of those crave-worthy items that definitely won’t be found on any “healthy snack” lists but in a class of its own, when it comes to comfort dessert foods. This chocolate spread from Real Simple owes its rich flavor to semisweet chocolate chips and cocoa powder.

Like Nutella, Chocolate Butter can be used in a variety of ways. Spread it on pancakes or pastries, swirl a spoonful of it into a cup of yogurt, or indulge in this chocolatey treat straight from the jar! Try this tasty two-step recipe, and you’ll soon find any excuse to enjoy it. Not to mention, Chocolate Butter is so simple to throw together, you can even make it with kids!


• ½ cup unsalted butter, room temperature
• ½ cup semisweet chocolate chips, melted
• 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
• Salt


1. Beat butter, melted chocolate chips, cocoa powder, and a pinch of salt with an electric mixer until smooth, about 1 minute.
2. Serve at room temperature, spread on toast or croissants.

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