Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Chocolate Covered Strawberries

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"This is the simplest version of chocolate covered strawberries I know. Paraffin was originally used instead of shortening. Turn the strawberries upside down and insert by the toothpicks into a piece of styrofoam for easy cooling, or simply place them on a sheet of wax paper. 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."

Ingredients

15 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 115 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 115 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 7.3 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.7g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 1.4 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 6 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 31 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a double boiler, melt the chocolate and shortening, stirring occasionally until smooth. Holding them by the toothpicks, dip the strawberries into the chocolate mixture.
  2. Insert toothpicks into the tops of the strawberries.
  3. Turn the strawberries upside down and insert the toothpick into styrofoam for the chocolate to cool.
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Chocolate can be a mystery, so Here is a tip to keep your chocolate from becoming too thick. When you are melting over a double boiler, don't let the water touch the bottom of your upper pan. H...

Sooooo Good! I am giving one dozen of these to my Mother and Father in law for their 9th anniversary. I am on a fixed budget and it only cost me $4.50 to make these - No Kidding! $2.50 for Straw...

Just FYI: Chocolate chips come in 11.5 ounce bags now. I used half milk chocolate and half semi-sweet chocolate and I did not use shortening, but butter (a little less than 2 T due to smaller ...