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Chocolate-Covered Strawberries

DIY chocolate-covered strawberries are easy to make with just 3 ingredients for a beautiful Valentine's Day dessert, gorgeous food gift, or parties.
Makes:24 servings


  • 16 ounces milk chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons shortening
  • toothpicks
  • 1 pound fresh strawberries with leaves


Prep:15 mCook:5 mReady:20 m
  1. Melt chocolate and shortening in a double boiler, stirring occasionally until smooth.
  2. Insert toothpicks into tops (stem ends) of strawberries. Hold a strawberry by the toothpick and dip it into the chocolate mixture.
  3. Turn the strawberry upside down and insert the toothpick into a Styrofoam block or place strawberry on a sheet of waxed paper; allow chocolate coating to cool. Repeat with remaining strawberries.

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