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Chocolate Dipped Strawberries Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Dwight Siears, Jr. and his bride-to-be Alicia
Added: Thursday, February 1, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
24 large strawberries, rinsed, dried
8 oz. bittersweet chocolate, broken into pieces
1 T. vegetable shortening

Directions:
Directions:
Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.

Microwave chocolate pieces and shortening in medium, uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on HIGH for 1 minute. Remove and stir until melted and smooth. (You may need a few seconds more in microwave if chocolate remains unmelted after stirring).
Hold strawberries by the stem or insert a wooden toothpick in the top. Dip into the melted chocolate. Let excess drip off, and then place on the parchment-lined sheet. Refrigerate until set.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
10 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
After dipping, strawberries could be quickly placed in chopped pecans. Then refrigerate.

 

 

 

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