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HERSHEY'S Chocolate Covered Strawberries

This simple dessert is always a favorite with family and friends. Serve as a fresh finish to dinner and begin a new tradition.

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SKILL LEVEL : beginnerPREP TIME : 25  Minutes

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories45
Calories from Fat25
Total Fat3 g5% DV
Saturated Fat1 g8% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg0% DV
Sodium0 mg0% DV
Total Carbohydrates5 g2% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars5 g
Protein1 g
Vitamin A0% DV
Vitamin C6% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron2% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories45
Calories from Fat25
Total Fat3 g5% DV
Saturated Fat1 g8% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg0% DV
Sodium0 mg0% DV
Total Carbohydrates5 g2% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars5 g
Protein1 g
Vitamin A0% DV
Vitamin C6% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron2% DV
  • 2 cups HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips (12-oz. pkg.)
  • 2 tablespoons shortening (do not use butter, margarine, spread or oil)*
  • 60 Fresh strawberries , with stems, rinsed and patted dry

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. 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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