Chocolate-Covered Icy Dream Tacos

Old El Paso® Prize-Winning Recipe A turtle sundae stuffed in a stand-up chocolate-covered taco--what a treat!

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 60 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

8
Old El Paso™ Stand 'N Stuff™ taco shells (from 4.7-oz box)
1
bag (11.5 oz) milk chocolate chips (2 cups)
1
quart (4 cups) vanilla ice cream
1/2
cup caramel ice cream topping
1/2
cup chocolate ice cream topping
1
cup chopped nuts (any variety)
  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Heat taco shells as directed on box. Line cookie sheet with waxed paper.
  • 2 In 1-quart microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips on High 1 minute. Stir; microwave 30 seconds longer or until chips can be stirred smooth.
  • 3 Holding taco shell on bottom and with a butter knife or pastry brush, coat each shell completely -- except outer bottom edge -- with melted chocolate. Stand shells upright on cookie sheet lined with waxed paper. Refrigerate 30 minutes.
  • 4 Fill each shell with 1/2 cup ice cream. Top with caramel topping, chocolate topping and nuts. Serve immediately.

Expert Tips

The Old El Paso® Stand ‘N Stuff™ Kids’ Recipe Contest encourages kids to be creative in the kitchen. It’s way cool!

The chocolate-covered shells need to be refrigerated until serving, or they'll soften and lose some of their crunch.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Taco
Calories
700
(
Calories from Fat
330),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
37g
37%
(Saturated Fat
16g,
16%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
200mg
200%;
Total Carbohydrate
87g
87%
(Dietary Fiber
6g
6%
  Sugars
60g
60%
),
Protein
9g
9%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 4 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 7 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
6
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.