Hard Chocolate Sauce - Dairy Queen Style

Total Time
Prep 3 mins
Cook 10 mins

This is a nice "shell" sauce that is easy to make and hardens when put on ice cream.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 6 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 14 cup butter or 14 cup hard margarine
  • 14 cup oil (I use canola)


  1. Melt all ingredients together till smooth and blended. This can be done over low heat in a saucepan, in the microwave or double boiler.
  2. Spoon over ice cream.
  3. Leftovers may be refrigerated and re-warmed as needed.
Most Helpful

I worked at a Dariy Queen for over 12 years. If you want to make the Butterscotch Dip just use Butterscotch chips instead of Chocolate. And for the Cherry Dip .. use white chocolate chips, cherry flavoring, and a few drops of red coloring. I have been making this at home for years. I let the kids help make ice cream bars on a stick (DILLY BARS) , freeze them for a few hours. THen let the kids dip them. ALWAYS a huge hit at summer birthday parties.Thank You. so Yummy!

CharliesMommy January 12, 2006

This is amazing with Dark Chocolate chips as well. For those that do not like all the sugar in milk chocolate.

Angelkover June 21, 2013

Amazing flavour! I used a soft margarine as that is what I had on hand & it still hardened up - not quite to the crackle stage but still a nice solid topping.

Debbb February 20, 2010