Sweets For Your Sweetheart Week – Chocolate Covered Strawberries

by sunshine on February 5, 2009

What better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day than with some sweets for your sweetheart?!  I always enjoy trying to come up with different desserts and sweets to make for my husband for different occasions.

I have recently discovered that there are tons of cute sweets out there that are quick and easy to make!  We all are busy, but with these recipes, we can easily whip up a cute (and even fancy looking) sweet for your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day!  And we all know, “There’s no better way to a man’s heart than by his stomach!”

You’ll want to stay tuned throughout the next week as I’ll be sharing a lot of the cute and elegant recipes that I have found!!

I’m going to start off the week with one of my favorites!  It is definitely an oldie, definitely a goodie….one of the most romantic desserts out there.  Chocolate Covered Strawberries!  The great thing about these is that you can make them any way you want.  To me, that’s what makes them so special.

Chocolate Covered Strawberries

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Printable Version: Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Ingredients:

  • 1/2  Bar of Chocolate Bark (white or semi-sweet)
  • 1/4 Bar of Chocolate Bark (opposite color of kind used above), to use for decorating
  • Strawberries

Directions:

Line a cookie sheet with either waxed paper or foil.  Melt bar of chocolate bark over med.- low heat, stirring often until melted.

Dip each strawberry in melted chocolate covering all of strawberry to the leaves/stem.  Lay each strawberry on lined cookie sheet about 1 inch apart.

Once all strawberries have been dipped and laid on cookie sheet, place in refrigerator for approx. 30 minutes, or until chocolate is firm.

While strawberries are in the refrigerator, melt remaining 1/4 chocolate bark over med-low heat.  Once chocolate is melted and chocolate on strawberries is hardened, remove strawberries from the refrigerator and pour melted chocolate into a small zip-loc bag.  Snip the bottom corner of the zip-loc bag.  Decorate your chocolate covered strawberries any way you desire.

Once all strawberries are decorated, place back in refrigerator  until chocolate is firm.

Strawberries will keep for a few days in the refrigerator.

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