How to Make Chocolate Covered Strawberries

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Everything you need to know to make chocolate covered strawberries! They are the easiest, most delicious treat to make for any occasion.

Chocolate covered strawberries with sprinkles and crushed nuts

Fresh, sweet, and perfect for any occasion, this is a lovely treat that’s incredibly easy to make. Check out these three amazing strawberry recipes too!

While many people associate chocolate-covered strawberries with the peak of luxury, this is actually an inexpensive and easy dessert to make. They’re also very tasty as the juicy, plum strawberries and chocolate are a perfect combination.

If you love strawberry desserts, try my deviled strawberries, which are juicy and topped with a no-bake fluffy cheesecake! You’ll also love my recipe for chocolate-covered pretzel rods.

How to Make Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Ingredients

Fresh Strawberries – Abundant in the summer, these juicy berries are known for their sweetness, texture and vibrant red color.

Chocolate Chips – Use any of these chocolate chips: Semisweet, Milk Chocolate, Dark Chocolate or White Chocolate

Wash & Dry – To make them, you want to wash and dry the strawberries. You can then prepare your desired toppings.

Prepare – Set up a workspace for yourself by preparing a parchment-lined baking tray.

Melt – Next, melt your chocolate in the microwave or a double boiler until smooth.

Dip – You can then dip the strawberries in the chocolate. This would also be the time to coat them in toppings if desired.

Set – Lay the strawberries on your baking sheet and wait until the chocolate has set.

Chocolate covered strawberries on parchment paper

Chocolate Covered Strawberries Variations

There are endless variations for making chocolate-covered strawberries. Use a variety of chocolate for dipping and add fun ingredients to them. Here are some favorites:

  • Colorful Sprinkles
  • Crushed Walnuts, Pecans or Almonds
  • Shredded Coconut
  • White Chocolate, Dark Chocolate, Butterscotch Chips, Semisweet Chocolate, Milk Chocolate
  • Candy Melts – To make all different colors
  • Mini Morsels
  • Crushed Cookies
  • No Added Sugar Strawberries – Use chocolate morsels from Lilys.

When to Serve Chocolate Covered Strawberries

In our opinion, these juicy berries covered are underrated! If you haven’t had a chocolate covered strawberry in a while, they are so incredibly juicy and delicious! Strawberry and chocolate might be some of our favorite flavor combinations. They are also great for so many occasions such as:

Add these festive strawberries to a fruit and cheese platter or a fruit platter for some extra sweetness!

Frequently Asked Questions

What Is the Best Chocolate to Melt?

When you are looking for melting chocolate, the easiest and best option is to buy chocolate that is labeled for candy making. The chocolates are designed to melt easily and are therefore an excellent choice for this purpose.

How Do You Get Chocolate to Stick to Strawberries?

One issue people commonly come across when making chocolate-covered strawberries is getting the chocolate to stick to the fruit.

The best method for ensuring that the chocolate will stick to the strawberries is to make sure that they are 100% dry. Moisture on your strawberries can make them not last as long and make the chocolate not stick well.

How Do You Store Chocolate-covered Covered Strawberries?

The best way to store chocolate-covered strawberries is by storing them in an airtight container and covering them with wax paper. You can keep them in the refrigerator for up to two days this way.

How Long Do Chocolate Covered Strawberries Last?

Properly stored, chocolate-covered strawberries can last in the refrigerator for up to two days. If you eat them all in one day, you can store them at room temperature covered with plastic wrap or foil.

Chocolate covered strawberries on a plate

Making chocolate-covered strawberries is a fun and easy activity to do with your loved ones. Plus, when you use dark chocolate, you can revel in the fact that your delicious dessert is actually good for you!

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Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Ever wonder how to make chocolate covered strawberries? We’ve got you covered with a recipe, steps and everything you need to know for making the easiest, most delicious treat! 
5 from 6 votes
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 2 minutes
20 minutes
Total Time: 27 minutes
Servings: 16 Strawberries
Calories: 127kcal
Author: Eden

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces semi-sweet chocolate morsels, milk chocolate, dark chocolate or white chocolate will work too.
  • 16 Strawberries, fresh

Instructions

  • Wash & Dry – To make them, you want to wash and dry the strawberries. You can then prepare your desired toppings.
    strawberries
  • Prepare – Set up a workspace for yourself by preparing a parchment-lined baking tray.
  • Melt – Next, melt your chocolate in the microwave or a double boiler until smooth. 
    melted chocolate
  • Dip – You can then dip the strawberries in the chocolate. This would also be the time to coat them in toppings if desired. 
    chocolate dipped strawberry
  • Set – Lay the strawberries on your baking sheet and wait until the chocolate has set. 
    strawberries dipped in chocolate

Notes

Use any chocolate you want for this recipe. 
You can make different colors using candy melts.
Add toppings like coconut, crushed nuts or sprinkles before the chocolate hardens.

Nutrition

Calories: 127kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 139mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 12IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg
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3 thoughts on “How to Make Chocolate Covered Strawberries”

  1. 5 stars
    Chocolate covered strawberries are one of my all time favorite treats! Perfect directions. They are definitely easier to make than it looks! Mine turned out fantastically. I’ll definitely be following this recipe when I make them again!

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