Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Chocolate Covered Strawberries is a simple dessert that takes a ripe, juicy strawberry dipped in melted chocolate and drizzled or dipped in various toppings to make a sweet treat. Melt someones heart with this decadent dessert!

Who doesn’t love a fresh and juicy strawberry covered in chocolate?! These strawberries are a weakness of mine! Fruit plus chocolate equals pure happiness for me. Every bite is filled with a juicy and chocolaty strawberry that just melts in your mouth and gives you that fresh strawberry taste with a crisp chocolate coating.special occasion.

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 8 ounce semi-sweet chocolate or white chocolate
  • 1 Tablespoon shortening
  • 1 pint strawberries

Optional Toppings:

  • Sprinkles
  • mini chocolate chips
  • chopped nuts
  • crushed candy bars
  • crushed peppermint

Instructions

  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside. In a small microwave safe bowl, add the chocolate of choice and shortening. Melt and stir after every 30 seconds until chocolate is completely smooth.
  • Dip the strawberry so that it completely covers and lay on parchment paper to set. If using toppings, immediately put on the top.