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Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Details

Time
50 minutes
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
1 cup of coating

Everyone loves chocolate covered strawberries. But you can't dip them in any old chocolate. Use your microwave to easily melt HERSHEY'S Milk Chocolate Bars for the perfectly sweet, smooth dip for your strawberries.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
20 minutes
Chill Time
30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 60
    fresh
  • 2 cups
    HERSHEY'S Special Dark Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S Milk Chocolate Chips
  • 2 Tbsps
    shortening (do not use butter, margarine, spread or oil)*

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
tray tray
wax paper wax paper
microwave microwave
microwave-safe bowl microwave-safe bowl
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.

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. For best results, use within 24 hours. Coats about 5 dozen small strawberries. (About 1 cup coating)

Tip

Be sure the strawberries are dry before dipping.

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

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