Make Valentine’s Day extra special with these Quick Chocolate Dipped Strawberries. Fresh strawberries are dipped into milk chocolate and decorated with sprinkles and white chocolate.
This treat is perfect for any romantic night.
These Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries are perfect for Valentine’s Day, engagements, date nights, or any night you want a special treat.
Everyone will love biting into a fresh juicy strawberry covered in milk chocolate.
Chocolate-covered strawberries are effortless to make. Once you dip them into melted chocolate you only need to wait a few minutes for them to harden.
They create the most delicious treat!
In less than 25 minutes, you’ll have fresh strawberries covered in milk chocolate and sprinkles ready to enjoy!
HOW TO MAKE QUICK CHOCOLATE DIPPED STRAWBERRIES
Fresh strawberries are dipped into melted milk chocolate, then drizzled with white chocolate and sprinkles for a delicious snack or dessert the whole family will enjoy!
Are you ready to get started?
You’ll find the specific ingredient amounts and detailed instructions in the printable recipe at the bottom of this post.
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- Measuring Spoons – I LOVE my set of these!
- Parchment Paper
- Cookie Sheet
- Microwave-safe measuring cup or bowl
QUICK CHOCOLATE DIPPED STRAWBERRY INGREDIENTS
This fun and easy Chocolate-Dipped Strawberry recipe uses everyday kitchen staples to create a delicious dessert or snack your family will love.
You can easily find all of these ingredients at your local grocery store. All you need is:
- fresh strawberries
- white chocolate
- milk chocolate chips
- some vegetable oil or coconut oil
QUICK CHOCOLATE DIPPED STRAWBERRY RECIPE INSTRUCTIONS
Begin by rinsing the strawberries in a colander or strainer.
Lay the clean strawberries out on paper towels and pat the strawberries dry with a paper towel before dipping them into chocolate.
Add milk chocolate to a glass measuring cup or microwave-safe bowl Microwave for 60 seconds.
Using a spoon, stir or poke the chocolate to see if it has started to melt.
Return to the microwave and melt in 30-sec increments, stirring after each time.
Add some vegetable oil or coconut oil, to help thin out the chocolate just a little.
Once your chocolate flows off the spoon, you are ready to dip.
Take a strawberry by the stem and gently dip it into the chocolate.
Place the strawberry on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
Melt the white chocolate and drizzle it over the chocolate-covered strawberries.
Add sprinkles immediately.
Allow the strawberries to fully set before serving.
Placing the strawberries in a cupcake liner will help absorb any juice from the strawberries without messing up your presentation.
Store in an airtight container in the fridge.
In less than 25 minutes, you’ll have juicy strawberries covered in yummy chocolate that’s sure to become a new favorite!
QUICK CHOCOLATE DIPPED STRAWBERRY TIPS AND QUESTIONS
If you’ve never made chocolate-dipped strawberries, don’t worry! Below are some common questions and helpful tips.
Hopefully, this will answer any questions you may have. If not, feel free to ask in the comments and I’ll answer the best I can.
HOW LONG DOES IT REALLY TAKE TO MAKE QUICK CHOCOLATE DIPPED STRAWBERRIES?
One of the many reasons I love this romantic snack is because you can create it so quickly. This Quick Chocolate Dipped Strawberry recipe takes approximately 22 minutes. TOTAL.
- Close to 5 minutes to wash the strawberries and pat them dry
- Around 2 minutes to melt the chocolate
- 5 minutes to dip the strawberries into the chocolate and decorate with sprinkles and white chocolate
- 10 minutes for the chocolate to harden
HOW DO I STORE CHOCOLATE DIPPED STRAWBERRIES?
You can store Chocolate Dipped Strawberries in an airtight container in your refrigerator for up to 3 days.
CAN I MAKE QUICK CHOCOLATE DIPPED STRAWBERRIES AHEAD OF TIME?
Yes, you can easily make Quick Chocolate Dipped Strawberries the day before serving.
Simply follow the recipe instructions and then once the chocolate has hardened, place the chocolate-coated strawberries in an airtight container in your refrigerator, and serve later.
You’ll have juicy strawberries decorated with chocolate ready for a romantic snack.
CAN I USE FROZEN STRAWBERRIES TO MAKE CHOCOLATE-COATED STRAWBERRIES?
No, I do not recommend using frozen strawberries to make chocolate-coated strawberries.
The frozen strawberries will be too soft when they thaw out.
If you left the strawberries frozen and dipped them into chocolate it would be too cold to eat.
Fresh strawberries are the best for making chocolate-dipped strawberries.
If you use fresh strawberries you’ll get a juicy strawberry bursting with flavor covered in chocolate.
WHAT GOES WELL WITH QUICK CHOCOLATE DIPPED STRAWBERRIES?
Chocolate dipped strawberries go well with a wide variety of romantic snacks and drinks. These recipes would be great to serve together.
Some of my personal favorites include:
- Valentine Stained Glass Cookies
- Heart-Shaped Cocoa Bombs
- Adult Valentine’s Day Charcuterie Board
- Roll Out Red Velvet Cookies
- Valentine’s Day M&M and Pretzel Popcorn
CAN I USE DARK CHOCOLATE INSTEAD OF MILK CHOCOLATE TO MAKE CHOCOLATE-COATED STRAWBERRIES?
Yes, you can use dark chocolate instead of milk chocolate to make chocolate-coated strawberries.
The steps will be pretty much the same. The dark chocolate will be less sweet than the milk chocolate.
WHAT ELSE CAN I ADD TO THIS QUICK CHOCOLATE DIPPED STRAWBERRY RECIPE?
This simple chocolate-coated strawberry recipe not only tastes great, but it’s also incredibly versatile.
Try sprinkling crushed salted peanuts onto the chocolate-dipped strawberries. YUM!
QUICK CHOCOLATE DIPPED STRAWBERRY RECIPE
Quick Chocolate Dipped Strawberries
- 1 pack fresh strawberries
- 8 oz white chocolate
- 8 oz milk chocolate chips
- Rinse strawberries layout on paper towels and pat them dry before starting
- Add chocolate to a glass measuring cup or microwave-safe bowl
- Microwave for 60 seconds.
- Using a spoon, stir or poke the chocolate to see if it has started to melt.
- Return to the microwave and melt in 30-sec increments, stirring after each time.
- Add ½ tsp vegetable oil or coconut oil, to help thin out the chocolate just a little.
- Once your chocolate flows off the spoon you are ready to dip. I
- Dip the strawberries into the chocolate coating as much or as little as you’d like.
- Place on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
- Add sprinkles immediately
- Allow berries to fully set before serving.
I hope you enjoy this chocolate strawberry recipe as much as my family does!
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