Chocolate Covered Strawberries in 3 {Very} Easy Steps

July 31, 2014



Chocolate and strawberries.
 
What's not to like?
 
Hot summer days call for cool treats. While I have a more elaborate recipe for chocolate covered strawberries that I've used over the years for get-togethers, I came across this easy peasy way to make them on Pinterest.
(I would share the pin source here but when I click on it I'm taken to a weird site having nothing to do with the pin.) 
 
As you may or may not know, I've been having my kids pick their favorite foods from my "Fun Foods" Pinterest board.  We then go and get the ingredients together and make the recipe together. 
 
The first recipe, chosen by my daughter, was a big hit.
 
 
You can find the Whoopie Pie recipe here. 
 
Most recently, it was my son's turn to choose.
 
And he chose chocolate covered strawberries.
 
Here's what you need to know:
 
1. Fill an ice cube tray with melted chocolate.
(I used chocolate chips melted in the microwave.)
 
2. Put a strawberry in each cube compartment (halve them if they're too big.)
 
3. Refrigerate until the chocolate hardens.

Done. 
 
Here are my strawberries pre-dunking.



 
Here's how it looked after I poured in the chocolate and placed a strawberry in it.
 
 
And here are the finished products!
 
 


 
 
Just keep them in the fridge, and pop one out when the mood strikes.
(Which is quite often in my house.)
 
They're not as fancy as my white chocolate-drizzled gourmet chocolate covered strawberries, but they'll do just fine, thank you.
 
And best of all, we made them together.
 
 
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Betsy@My Salvaged Treasures said...

Yummy!! These look delicious, so perfect for a hot summer snack.

Glenda/MidSouth said...

One word - Yummy!

Betsy@ coastal-colors said...

Oh my goodness, these look yummy! They have such a refreshing look too! Decadent!

Natasha In Oz said...

G'Day from Oz! That looks like such a yummy treat and so perfect for summer. Thanks for the recipe.

If you have a minute to spare I’d be thrilled if you could share your post at my weekly Say G’Day Saturday linky party. It has just started and this would be a fabulous addition.

Best wishes for a great weekend.
Natasha in Oz

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Oh my word, now I really want some chocolate. These look sooooooooooo good.

Daniela @Frugal Aint Cheap said...

Love this idea. Super simple, and it looks great.

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

You weren't kidding when you said "easy"! : )

must love junk said...

I LOVE chocolate covered strawberries, and yours are the prettiest I've ever seen! :)
Susan

Danni@SiloHillFarm said...

Oh I'm all for easy and these look wonderful! Coming over from Artsy Va Va's blog tour and I'm finding plenty of inspiration here! Happy to be a new follower via GFC!

The Charm of Home said...

What a smart way to make the strawberries. I love it! Thanks for sharing at Home Sweet Home.

Kerryanne @ Shabby Art Boutique said...

So easy, yet totally delicious.
I'm delighted to be featuring your choc strawberries at Shabbilicious Friday tomorrow.
Hugs ~ Kerryanne

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