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Chocolate-Covered Strawberries

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Ingredients 3
  • Servings 20
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This is the easiest and tastiest way to make chocolate-dipped strawberries, and it requires just three ingredients total. These are perfect for a special occasion, but simple enough for weeknight dessert or even an afternoon snack. MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
container (16 oz) fresh strawberries with leaves
3/4
cup dark chocolate chips
1/2
teaspoon shortening or vegetable oil

Steps

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  • 1
    Line large cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper.
  • 2
    Gently rinse strawberries; dry on paper towels (berries must be completely dry).
  • 3
    In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips and shortening uncovered on High 1 to 1 1/2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds, until melted and smooth.
  • 4
    Dip lower three-fourths of each strawberry into chocolate mixture; allow excess to drip off into bowl. Place on cookie sheet.
  • 5
    Refrigerate about 30 minutes or until chocolate is set. Store covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

White vanilla baking chips can be substituted for the dark chocolate chips. Microwave uncovered on High 1 to 2 minutes, stirring every 15 seconds, until smooth and melted.

For a more elegant strawberry, drizzle chocolate-dipped strawberries with melted white vanilla baking chips. Refrigerate as directed.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
45
Calories from Fat
20
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2 1/2g
4%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
6%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
0mg
0%
Potassium
75mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
6g
2%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
4g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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