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Chocolate Covered Strawberries Recipe

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Time
31 minutes
Yields
5 dozen small strawberries

Looking to make your own Chocolate Covered Strawberries? Try this delicious and easy recipe made with HERSHEY'S CHIPITS Dark or Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips.

Ingredients & Directions

COOK TIME
1 minute
Chill Time
30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups
    HERSHEY'S CHIPITS Dark Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S CHIPITS Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips (500 mL)
  • 2 tbsps
    shortening (do not use butter, margarine, spread or oil) (30 mL)
  • Fresh strawberries, with stems, rinsed and patted dry
READY TO MAKE THIS RECIPE

Directions

Equipment Needed 
Tray Tray
Wax Paper Wax Paper
Microwave-Safe Bowl Microwave-Safe Bowl
Microwave Microwave
Refrigerator Refrigerator
1

Cover tray with wax paper.

2

Place chocolate chips and shortening in medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at MEDIUM (50%) 1-1/2 minutes or just until chips are melted and mixture is smooth when stirred; cool slightly.

Tip

* Butter, margarine and spreads contain water which may prevent chocolate from melting properly; oil may prevent chocolate from forming a coating.

3

Holding strawberry by top, dip 2/3 of each berry into chocolate mixture; shake gently to remove excess. Place on prepared tray.

4

Refrigerate until coating is firm, about 30 minutes. Store, covered, in refrigerator. Coats about 5 dozen small strawberries. (Makes about 1 cup (250 mL) coating).