Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Chocolate covered strawberries are a classic dessert that are easy to make and always impressive. With just a few simple ingredients, you can create a romantic treat that’s perfect for Valentine’s Day, anniversaries, or any special occasion. This recipe yields about 12 chocolate covered strawberries, but you can easily double or triple it to make more.

Preparation time: 20 minutes

– 12 large strawberries
– 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
– 1/2 tablespoon vegetable oil

– Wash the strawberries and dry them thoroughly with paper towels.
– In a small bowl, combine the chocolate chips and vegetable oil. Microwave the mixture for 30 seconds, then stir. Microwave for an additional 15 seconds, if necessary, until the chocolate is completely melted and smooth.
– Hold a strawberry by the stem and dip it into the melted chocolate, swirling to coat it completely. Allow any excess chocolate to drip off.
– Place the chocolate covered strawberry on a sheet of wax paper. Repeat with the remaining strawberries.
– Refrigerate the chocolate covered strawberries for at least 10 minutes, or until the chocolate is set.
– Serve the strawberries on a platter, or package them in a gift box or cellophane bag for a special treat.

These chocolate covered strawberries are a delicious and elegant dessert that anyone can make. With their sweet, juicy centers and rich chocolate coating, they’re sure to impress your loved ones. Enjoy!

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