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Quick and Easy

White Chocolate Covered Strawberries with JOLLY RANCHER Sprinkles

Details

Time
1 hour 15 minutes
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
36 dipped berries

It’s easy to learn how to make chocolate covered strawberries using a microwave. Follow this recipe to create both white crème and milk chocolate dipped strawberries. And for a special touch, dip in a dusting of crushed pieces of JOLLY RANCHER Hard Candies.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
35 minutes
Chill Time
35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 6 of each flavor
    JOLLY RANCHER Original Hard Candies in Blue Raspberry and Watermelon
  • 4 cups
    fresh strawberries (2-pt.)
  • 2 cups
    HERSHEY'S Milk Chocolate Chips (11.5-oz. pkg.)
  • 2 Tbsps
    shortening (do not use butter, margarine, spread or oil), divided
  • 2 cups
    HERSHEY'S Premier White Creme Chips
  • decorating gel in desired colors (optional)

Directions

Equipment Needed 
food processor Food Processor
cookie sheet Cookie Sheet
wax paper Wax Paper
measuring cups Measuring Cups
rubber scraper Rubber Scraper
microwave-safe bowl Microwave-Safe Bowl
microwave Microwave
refrigerator Refrigerator
1

Remove wrappers from hard candies. Chop each flavor in small food processor or place in heavy-duty (freezer) food storage bag and crush with rolling pin to desired coarseness. Smaller pieces will soften into coating. Keep in airtight container until ready to use.

2

Rinse and pat dry strawberries. If not dipping right away, store covered with plastic wrap to keep leaves from drying out in refrigerator until ready to dip.

3

Line tray or cookie sheet with wax paper. Place milk chocolate chips and 1 tablespoon 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 chips are melted and mixture is smooth when stirred.

4

Holding by top of strawberry, dip 2/3 of each strawberry into melted chocolate; shake gently to remove excess. Place on prepared tray; refrigerate until coating is firm, at least 30 minutes.

5

Repeat microwave procedure with white creme chips and remaining tablespoon shortening in clean microwave-safe bowl. (Tint melted chips, if desired.) At an angle, dip lower 1/3 of each berry into white mixture. Allow to firm slightly. Re-dip tip of strawberry and immediately sprinkle with crushed candies. Return to tray. Drizzle remaining white creme chip mixture over coated strawberries, if desired. (Microwave melted chips about 5 seconds at medium if they become too firm to dip or drizzle.) Refrigerate until ready to serve. Strawberries are best if made no more than 24 hours ahead.

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