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Chocolate Leaves Recipe

Chocolate leaves recipe are a delicious treat that is perfect to eat any time of the day. You can use them for decorating cakes and cookies as well.


Chocolate Leaves Video Below

I wanted to make something unique with chocolate for the holidays so I found some cute ideas with leaves. Besides eating them as a candy treat, you can add these as decoration on a cupcakes or cake.

Here is another recipe with chocolate. My fluffy chocolate chip cookies. This cookie recipe are unique because you place the dough to the refrigerator.

What Kind of leaves Do you use

There are many leaves you can use to make these treat. Make sure you use a non toxic leaves such as basil, lemon, or lime. I used lime leaves that I had.

Why You Will Love The Chocolate Leaves

  • Its the perfect chocolate treat to have any time.
  • You can use them for decoration on a cake.
  • No need to cook them in oven.
  • They make a great holiday dessert or gift idea.

Supplies For Chocolate Leaves

  • Non toxic leaves such as basil, lime and lemon leaves. (You can use a leaf mold if you don’t want to use leaves. I found mine on Amazon.
  • Parchmont paper
  • Artist brush

Steps To Make Chocolate Leaves

  1. Melt the chocolate
melted chocolate leaves
  1. Paint the leaf with an artist brush dipping the brush into chocolate.
paint leaves with chocolate:

Put the leaves on a cookie sheet in the refrigerator for about 20 minutes.

Carefully peel the leaves from the chocolate starting from the top of the leaf. If you don’t want to use leaves you can use a leaf mold. Fill the mold with chocolate. Put in the refrigerators for about 20 minutes too. It should pop out of the mold easily.

put chocolate into mold
mold for chocolate leaves

Where to buy the leaves

I used the leaves from my lime tree for this recipe. You can find the basil leaf or any herb leaf from the garden store. Make sure you wash the leaves before using.

Yield: 15

Chocolate Leaves Recipe

Chocolate Leaves Recipe
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes


  • 15 Lemon leaves or basil
  • 2 cups of semi sweet chocolate chips
  • Parchmont paper
  • Artist brush
  • Cookie sheet


  1. Put the chocolate chips in a pot over stove and melt completely.
  2. Wash non toxic leaves such as lemon or basil.
  3. With artisit brush paint leaves two coats thick.
  4. Place leaves on parchmont paper.
  5. Put in Refrigerator for 20 minutes.
  6. Carefully peel chocolate off the leaf.


Optional: If you don't like the leaves you can use a leaf mold.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 146Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 10mgCarbohydrates: 24gFiber: 4gSugar: 15gProtein: 2g

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  1. I love this idea of having a special treat to enjoy, decorate with or gift! Merry Christmas Maria!

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