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Making your own chocolate candies? Why isn’t everyone doing this!? If you elect to make these Ice Cube Tray Chocolates, your moment of indulgence is guaranteed to satisfy your craving, and you eliminate mystery ingredients you can’t pronounce. You decide how fattening, sweet, crunchy or salty your candy is.


Oh, and it’s cheaper and way healthier than a bag of snickers. Win-Win.

All you need for this recipe is an ice tray or candy mold, your favorite chocolate chip flavors and some toppings of your choice! Just decide what you flavors are your favorite to mix with chocolate (we used coconut, pomegranate and almonds), and tailor the recipe to fit your needs! Other ideas include pistachios, peanuts, strawberry chunks, bananas, peanut butter chips, and more!

Once you’ve mastered this recipe, check out our holiday version with icing on top!

Chocolate Ice Cube

These Ice Cube Tray Chocolates are perfect DIY candy for Valentines Day
3.5 from 6 votes

Ice Cube Tray Chocolates

Do-it-yourself treats made with melted chocolate and an ice cube tray
Prep Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 1 hr 15 mins
Servings: 8 servings


  • 12 oz chocolate chips, dark, white and/or milk
  • almonds, coconut flakes, pomegranate seeds, or other fillings


  • Put chocolate chips through the microwave in 30 second intervals until melted, stirring until smooth.
  • Pour melted chocolate into each ice cube mold until half full.
  • Place pomegranate seeds, almonds, coconut flakes, or whatever flavors you choose on top. Then fill the cube to the top with chocolate.
  • Freeze for at least 60 minutes. They can stay out at room temperature for a few hours if your home is reasonably cool. Serve and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Ice Cube Tray Chocolates
Amount Per Serving
Calories 286 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Fat 21g32%
Saturated Fat 7g35%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.4g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
Sodium 4mg0%
Potassium 137mg4%
Carbohydrates 27g9%
Fiber 5g20%
Sugar 21g23%
Protein 5g10%
Calcium 110mg11%
Iron 2.9mg16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Author: Cindy
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
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