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Chocolate Covered Strawberries Small Batch Recipe for Two

Make your own chocolate covered strawberries with this easy hand dipped small batch recipe.  Don’t pay those outrageous prices in a store.

Chocolate Covered Strawberries

 

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This is so simple and delicious and will impress that special someone or your family. These delicious strawberries make a perfect romantic sweet treat dessert for Valentine’s Day, date night, or any day.

 

This chocolate is versatile. Try dipping other things like mandarin oranges, kiwi, banana, or even marshmallows. You can also add extras like a white chocolate drizzle or some colored sprinkles.

 

The chocolate can be made on the stove or in the microwave.

 

How to make Chocolate Covered Strawberries:

Rinse the strawberries, and then pat them very dry with paper towel.

 

Cover a small baking sheet with wax paper.  Click here for a small baking sheet.

 

Stove top directions:

In a small saucepan over low heat, melt the chocolate chips together with the shortening until smooth, stirring often.

chocolate chips together with the shortening cooking in a pan

 

Microwave directions:

In a small microwave-safe bowl, combine the chocolate chips and shortening.

 

Microwave on high about 1 minute or until melted, stirring every 30 seconds.

melted chocolate in a pan with red spatula

 

Dip the strawberries 2/3 into the melted chocolate mixture.  Shake gently to remove excess chocolate.

 

Place them on the prepared baking sheet at least 1 inch apart.

 

Chill in the refrigerator until firm, about 1 hour.

 

 

Chocolate Covered Strawberries Small Batch Recipe 6

 

 

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Chocolate Covered Strawberries Small Batch Recipe - easy hand dipped dessert
Chocolate Covered Strawberries Small Batch
Prep Time
1 hr
Cook Time
2 mins
Total Time
1 hr 2 mins
 
Make your own chocolate covered strawberries with this easy hand dipped small batch recipe. These delicious strawberries make a perfect romantic sweet treat dessert for Valentine’s Day, date night, or any day.
Course: Date Night, Dessert, Valentine's Day
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate covered strawberries, valentine's day dessert
Servings: 6 Chocolate Covered Strawberries
Calories: 283 kcal
Author: Zona
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 Tablespoon shortening like Crisco, not butter
  • 6 - 8 Fresh strawberries
Instructions
The chocolate can be made on the stove or in the microwave.
  1. Rinse the strawberries, and then pat them very dry with paper towel.
  2. Cover a small baking sheet with wax paper. Click here for a small baking sheet.
Stove top directions:
  1. In a small saucepan over low heat, melt the chocolate chips together with the shortening until smooth, stirring often.
Microwave directions:
  1. In a small microwave-safe bowl, combine the chocolate chips and shortening.
  2. Microwave on high about 1 minute or until melted, stirring every 30 seconds.
  3. Dip the strawberries 2/3 into the melted chocolate mixture. Shake gently to remove excess chocolate.
  4. Place them on the prepared baking sheet at least 1 inch apart.
  5. Chill in the refrigerator until firm, about 1 hour.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Covered Strawberries Small Batch
Amount Per Serving
Calories 283 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19g 29%
Saturated Fat 10g 50%
Cholesterol 2mg 1%
Sodium 4mg 0%
Potassium 273mg 8%
Total Carbohydrates 24g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 17g
Protein 2g 4%
Vitamin A 0.5%
Vitamin C 8.6%
Calcium 3%
Iron 16.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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