Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 45 mins

Traditionally, Jewish children receive chocolate coins (gelt) for Hanukkah. This is a wonderful recipe to mint your own. Please use only unsalted butter, as the recipe is well balanced. Cooking time includes chilling and remelting time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Coat baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Chop chocolate.
  3. In a double boiler, combine all ingredients, stir until melted and well blended, about 10 minutes.
  4. Spread chocolate mix onto prepared sheet about 1/3" thick.
  5. Let cool 5 minutes.
  6. With a 1 1/2" round Hanukkah cutter, cut out "gelt".
  7. Place on waxed sheet and chill for 15 minutes to harden.
  8. Re-melt leftover and repeat the process.

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