Turn your favorite fruit into a delicious summertime dessert. It is as simple as picking the fruit, chilling it, and dipping it in chocolate.
Melt chocolate chips and shortening in heavy saucepan over very low heat; stir until smooth.
Ingredients can be multiplied.
Allow mixture to cool slightly. Dip fruit or fruit slices about 2/3 of the way into chocolate mixture. Shake gently to remove excess chocolate.
Place on wax-paper-covered tray. Refrigerate, uncovered, until chocolate is firm, about 30 minutes.
Microwave Instructions: Place chocolate chips and shortening in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at Medium (50%) 1 to 1-1/2 minutes or just until chips are melted and mixture is smooth when stirred. Allow to cool slightly. Dip and serve fruit as directed above.
* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutritional advice.
Nutrition information for chocolate coating only - does not include assorted fruit.