Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Everyone loves chocolate covered strawberries. But you can't dip them in any old chocolate. Use your microwave to easily melt HERSHEY'S Milk Chocolate Bars for the perfectly sweet, smooth dip for your strawberries.

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SKILL LEVEL : beginner

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories100
Calories from Fat60
Total Fat6 g9% DV
Saturated Fat3 g18% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg0% DV
Sodium5 mg0% DV
Total Carbohydrates12 g4% DV
Dietary Fiber2.0 g8% DV
Sugars10 g
Protein1 g
Vitamin A0% DV
Vitamin C20% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron6% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories100
Calories from Fat60
Total Fat6 g9% DV
Saturated Fat3 g18% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg0% DV
Sodium5 mg0% DV
Total Carbohydrates12 g4% DV
Dietary Fiber2.0 g8% DV
Sugars10 g
Protein1 g
Vitamin A0% DV
Vitamin C20% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron6% DV
  • 60 Fresh strawberries, with stems, rinsed and patted dry
  • 1 bag (2 cups) HERSHEY'S Kitchens SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips, HERSHEY'S Kitchens Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S Kitchens Milk Chocolate Chips
  • 2 tablespoons shortening (do not use butter, margarine, spread or oil)*

Directions

  • 1. Cover tray with wax paper.
  • 2. Place chocolate chips and shortening in medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at MEDIUM (50%) 1-1/2 minutes or just until chips are melted and mixture is smooth when stirred; cool slightly.
  • 3. Holding strawberry by top, dip 2/3 of each berry into chocolate mixture; shake gently to remove excess. Place on prepared tray.
  • 4. Refrigerate until coating is firm, about 30 minutes. Store, covered, in refrigerator. For best results, use within 24 hours. Coats about 5 dozen small strawberries. (About 1 cup coating)
  • *Butter, margarine and spreads contain water which may prevent chocolate from melting properly; oil may prevent chocolate from forming a coating.
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