Dark Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Dark Chocolate Covered Strawberries
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Recipe type: Desserts
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Serves: 6-10
 
This is a yummy, chocolate dish with bonus fruit! Not for everyday but great for a special occasion. Make with kids; Easy to prepare.
Ingredients
  • 6 ounces dark chocolate
  • 3 tablespoons half and half cream
  • ½ tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 20 large strawberries or 30 medium strawberries.
Instructions
  1. In a one-quart glass bowl combine chocolate and cream.
  2. Heat in microwave oven on high 1½ to 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until smooth.
  3. Add butter and stir until melted.
  4. Dip each strawberry into the chocolate mixture allowing the excess chocolate to drip back into the bowl. If necessary, add additional cream to the chocolate to achieve desired coating consistency.
  5. Transfer the coated strawberry to a baking sheet lined with foil or waxed paper and repeat process.
  6. Allow the chocolate to cool and then chill the strawberries until chocolate is set, about 20 to 30 minutes.
Notes
Serving size depends on size of fruit used; Calories based on 3 chocolate dipped strawberries.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 114 Fat: 7g Saturated fat: 5g Unsaturated fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 12g Sodium: 2mg Fiber: 1g Protein: 1g