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RECIPE: Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries

These are perfect for Valentine's Day!

February 14, 2018

This recipe features the elegant combination of juicy fresh strawberries with rich, luxurious dark chocolate.

Why Try? They’re easier to make than you think–the recipe has only three ingredients.

Watch the recipe video below for instructions:


  1. Clean and dry strawberries, leaving stems and leaves intact.
  2. In double boiler, over low heat, melt chocolate and oil; stir to combine.
  3. Lay waxed paper on flat surface. Dip strawberries one by one into chocolate mixture, allowing extra chocolate to drip off, lay onto waxed paper to set.
  4. If your kitchen is warm, strawberries may be refrigerated for 10 minutes to set chocolate.


  • 25 large strawberries
  • 1 (12 ounce) bag dark chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil


  • Switch out milk or white chocolate for the dark chocolate in this recipe for flavor and color variation. 
  • Add visual interest by drizzling milk or white chocolate over chocolate-dipped strawberries. 
  • The strawberries could also be coated in various chopped nuts or toasted coconut immediately after being dipped in chocolate.