I made these so long ago and have just never posted them, but with it being June, and a huge month when people are getting married and having anniversaries, I figures now would be a good time to get this out of my archives. I always make these for me and my hubby to have on our anniversary, and I think that most people buy theirs cause they think they are complicated. But other then taking a little bit of time, they are so super easy. Enjoy!!
  • 16 ounces milk chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons shortening
  • 1 pound fresh strawberries with leaves
  • toothpicks
  • 1 1/2 cups white chocolate (optional)


Insert toothpicks into the tops of the strawberries. In a double boiler, melt the chocolate and shortening, stirring occasionally until smooth. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. Hold by the toothpick and dip strawberries into the chocolate mixture. Set strawberry onto parchment paper and remove toothpick. Refrigerate until chocolate sets.


In a double boiler melt the white chocolate and let cool slightly. When cool enough to handle place melted chocolate into either a disposable piping back or zip lock bag. With scissors, clip a little piece of the corner of the bag. (Be careful how much you clip away. You can always clip off more of the bag if you want a thicker stream of chocolate.)

Apply light pressure to bag and slowly drizzle over chocolate.


Allow chocolate to set either at room temperature or in the refrigerator and serve.
Recipe altered from allrecipes.com
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