Chocolate Covered Strawberries
1 bag semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/4 cup shortening
1 lb strawberries
- Wash and dry strawberries
- Place chocolate chips and shortening in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on high about 2 minutes or until chocolate is completely melted. Mix thoroughly.
- Dip strawberries in chocolate mix while holding them by their stems. Place on tray covered with wax paper.
- 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.