Tuesday, February 9, 2010
One of my favorite treats to make on Valentine's Day is chocolate covered strawberries. They look so fancy and they are delicious!
Chocolate Covered Strawberries
This recipe is free of milk, eggs, wheat, soy, peanuts, tree nuts, fish and shellfish
2 pints strawberries, washed and dried
1 bag Enjoy Life® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
1 tbsp. shortening (Spectrum type, not oil)
1) Line a cookie sheet or tray with parchment paper and set aside.
2) Melt chocolate and shortening in double boiler or microwave*
3) Dip strawberries into melted chocolate. Let excess drip back into the container. Note: If chocolate is too thick, just heat a little more. If chocolate is too thin, let it cool to the desired consistency.
4) Put on the prepared tray. Refrigerate until chocolate is hard.
*Microwave chocolate: Put 3/4 of Enjoy Life® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips and shortening in a microwaveable container. Heat for 30 second, stir. Repeat. Heat until most of the chocolate is melted. Add remaining chocolate and stir until smooth.
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Recipe from Enjoy Life