1 bag semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/4 cup shortening
1 lb strawberries

  1. Wash and dry strawberries
  2. Place chocolate chips and shortening in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on high about 2 minutes or until chocolate is completely melted. Mix thoroughly.
  3. Dip strawberries in chocolate mix while holding them by their stems. Place on tray covered with wax paper.
  4. Cool for 20 minutes in refrigerator before serving.

This recipe is fun to do with the kids. Even a 3 year old can do the dipping without making too extraordinary a mess.