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Chocolate-Covered Strawberries

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Ingredients 3
  • Servings 20

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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