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The simplest version of chocolate-covered strawberries I know. Paraffin was originally used instead of shortening. White chocolate may be drizzled over the milk chocolate for a fancier look. They are perfect for weddings when decorated with frosting bow ties, bells, butterflies, roses, etc.

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
5 mins
total:
20 mins
Servings:
24
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Ingredients

24
Original recipe yields 24 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Melt chocolate and shortening in a double boiler, stirring occasionally until smooth.

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  • Insert toothpicks into tops (stem ends) of strawberries. Hold a strawberry by the toothpick and dip it into the chocolate mixture.

  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

115 calories; protein 1.4g; carbohydrates 12.7g; fat 7.3g; cholesterol 6.2mg; sodium 31.3mg. Full Nutrition
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