Chocolate dipped strawberries are the perfect dessert. They’re gorgeous enough to impress your sweetie and easy enough to make for your kids. I have even given these to my kids’ teachers for special occasions. And since Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, it’s the perfect time to give these yummy little treats a try. You can whip these up in less than an hour and look like a superstar!

Supplies: fresh strawberries with their stems on; chocolate candy melts or chocolate chips; optional garnishes such as white chocolate, dark chocolate, chopped nuts; a disposable frosting bag or quart size zipper bag

Directions: Carefully wash and thoroughly dry the strawberries. Melted chocolate won’t stick to wet strawberries. Melt a bag of chocolate chips or chocolate candy melts in the microwave in a glass bowl. Stir the chocolate every 30 seconds to keep from burning. Hold on tightly to the top of a strawberry and dip it into the chocolate. If you are using chopped nuts, roll the dipped strawberry in a small bowl of chopped nuts. Place the dipped strawberry onto a Silpat or piece parchment paper on top of a tray. If you are using white or dark chocolate for contrast, melt that chocolate in a glass bowl in the microwave. Transfer the melted white or dark chocolate to a disposable frosting bag or a quart size zipper bag. Snip a tiny hole at the bottom of the bag and gently squeeze the bag of chocolate to drizzle thin lines over the strawberries. Refrigerate the strawberries until you are ready to serve, at least 30 minutes.


Photos by Nicole Hill Gerulat.

11 Comments

  1. yum! I’ve got some nice big ones I bought at whole foods yesterday… I think I’ll make some with my girls tonight :)

    adriana    Thursday, February 10, 2011
  2. Try flaked coconut as a topping, it goes great with chocolate!

    danielle    Thursday, February 10, 2011
  3. OMGsh!! those look so yummy!!

    Ashley    Thursday, February 10, 2011
  4. YUMMY!!

    Cupcakes and Lemonade    Thursday, February 10, 2011
  5. I love these. Putting a little bit of Crisco in with the semi-sweet chocolate chips makes for a very smooth dipping chocolate. About 1 T to 1C of chocolate.

    Susan    Thursday, February 10, 2011
  6. These look delicious!!

    Carrie @ Half Baked    Friday, February 11, 2011
  7. I featured this in my Weekly Favourites post: http://the-red-deer.blogspot.com/2011/02/weekly-favourites-valentines-edition.html

    Alicia - The Red Deer    Sunday, February 13, 2011
  8. I love this idea. I just spent a small fortune on Ghiradelli’s chocolate dipped strawberries for my mom bu tI love the idea of doing this for Emerson’s teachers at the end of the year. Thanks for the tutorial

    estelle    Monday, February 14, 2011
  9. Oooops I have missed Valentines but thing these will still be loved for Easter which is creeping up way to soon Smiles!

    Jaime    Saturday, February 19, 2011
  10. oh my god!!! I absolutely love your website or blogg! It’s amazing! I just have to ask you one thing, the dinosaur-party cake, can I please get the recipe on the frosting and cake?! it’s look delicious!

    lenaliten    Tuesday, February 22, 2011
  11. Fantastic blogg, I’ll borrow your pics and link your site so all my friends can see this faboloso Blogg!

    Carra    Wednesday, February 23, 2011

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