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Double Dipped Strawberries


1 hour 30 minutes
Skill Level
About 30 dipped berries

Store-bought chocolate covered strawberries won't look nearly as fancy as this double chocolate homemade option. A layer of HERSHEY'S Milk Chocolate and HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Dark Chocolate make these berries extra special and extra sweet.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
30 minutes
Chill Time
1 hour


  • 2
    CADBURY DAIRY MILK Chocolate Bars (3.5-oz. each)
  • 1
    CADBURY ROYAL DARK Chocolate Bar
  • 3 tsps
    shortening (do not use butter, margarine, spread or oil) , divided
  • About 2 pints
    fresh strawberries with stems , rinsed and patted dry


Equipment Needed 
Tray Tray
Wax Paper Wax Paper
Microwave-Safe Bowls Microwave-Safe Bowls
Microwave Microwave
Measuring Spoons Measuring Spoons
Rubber Scraper Rubber Scraper
Refrigerator Refrigerator

Cover tray with wax paper. Remove wrappers from chocolate bars; break into pieces.


Place milk chocolate pieces and 2 teaspoons shortening in medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at medium (50%) 1 minute; stir. If necessary, microwave at medium an additional 15 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, until chocolate is melted and smooth when stirred.


Holding strawberry at top, dip bottom two-thirds of each berry into milk chocolate mixture; shake gently to remove excess. Place on prepared tray. Refrigerate about 30 minutes.


Repeat microwave procedure with dark chocolate pieces and remaining 1 teaspoon shortening in clean microwave-safe bowl. Dip lower one third of each berry into dark chocolate mixture. Place on tray; refrigerate until firm. Cover; refrigerate leftover dipped berries. For best results, use within 24 hours.


For a different look, dip strawberries at an angle rather than straight in.

Conventional Directions: Cover tray with wax paper. Melt chocolate pieces and shortening in top of double boiler over hot, not boiling water; stir until smooth. Remove from heat; prepare, dip and store berries as directed above.

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