The Captain’s House Inn located in Chatham, Massachusetts (MA), the Captain’s House Inn is one of the oldest and highest-regarded Cape Cod bed and breakfasts on “the Cape.” They were kind enough to share their recipe for Chocolate Digestives.



Chocolate Digestives


1 Sleeve (16 oz.)         Plain Digestives

3/4 Cups                     Butter

4 tsp.                           Light Brown Sugar

4 tsp.                           Cocoa Powder

2 Tbsp.                       Golden Syrup or Honey

3 Bars                          Cadbury’s Milk Chocolate


1. Place the digestive biscuits in a sealed plastic bag and crush with rolling pin; set aside.

2. Melt the butter, sugar, cocoa and syrup in a saucepan.  When melted, remove from heat and add crushed digestives.  Fold until crumbs are fully coated.

3. Place into a greased 9×13-inch baking tin and refrigerate until hard.

4. Melt chocolate in a double boiler until smooth and pour over biscuit mixture.  Refrigerate until set.

5. When set, cut into squares and store in refrigerator.

Makes 24 digestives.

369 – 377 Old Harbor Rd., Chatham, MA, 02633 | Phone: 800-315-0728 | Emailinfo@captainshouseinn.com