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Chocolate Covered Strawberries Small Batch Recipe for Two

Chocolate Covered Strawberries

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

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.

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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.

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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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Yield: 6 Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Chocolate Covered Strawberries Small Batch

Chocolate Covered Strawberries Small Batch

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.

Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 2 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 Tablespoon shortening, like Crisco, not butter
  • 6 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 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.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 163 Total Fat: 10.2g Saturated Fat: 5.7g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 0mg Carbohydrates: 18.9g Fiber: .2g Sugar: 16.6g Protein: 2.1g
Nutrition information is a guideline only, is calculated automatically by third party software, and absolute accuracy is not guaranteed.

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