Dipped Strawberries


  • 16 ounces milk chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons shortening
  • 1 pound fresh strawberries with leaves


  • Double boiler
  • Styrofoam sheet or block


In a double boiler, melt the chocolate and shortening, stirring occasionally until smooth.

Insert toothpicks into the tops of the strawberries.
Holding them by the toothpicks, dip the strawberries into the chocolate mixture.

Turn the strawberries upside down and insert the toothpick into styrofoam for the chocolate to cool.