Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries

Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries

Makes: 1 dozen pieces
Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes

Perfect for Valentine’s Day or a birthday, these chocolate-dipped strawberries are a cinch to make and are a healthy dessert. A bit of fresh lime zest adds an unexpected finish to this easy chocolate-dipped strawberry recipe.

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup bittersweet chocolate chips
  • 12 large strawberries, or 24 small, stems attached, at room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons freshly grated lime zest

Preparation

  1. Line a baking sheet with parchment or wax paper.
  2. Place chocolate chips in a small glass bowl. Microwave on Medium for 1 minute. Stir, then continue microwaving on in 20-second intervals until melted, stirring after each interval. (Alternatively, melt in the top of a double boiler over hot, but not boiling, water.)
  3. Dip half to two-thirds of each strawberry into the melted chocolate. Let the excess drip back into the bowl. Place the dipped fruit on the prepared baking sheet. Sprinkle lime zest over the chocolate. Refrigerate until the chocolate is set, about 30 minutes.

Tips & Notes

Make Ahead Tip: Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 1 day.

Nutrition Facts

  • Servings Per Recipe 12
  • Amount Per serving
  • Calories 35
  • % Daily values *
  • 3% Total Fat 2g
    • 5% Saturated Fat 1g
    • Trans Fat 0g
    • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • 0% Cholesterol 0mg
  • 1% Potassium 20mg
  • 0% Sodium 0mg
  • 2% Total Carbohydrate 5g
    • 4% Dietary Fiber 1g
    • Sugars 4g
  • 0% Protein 0g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrients Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less than 2400mg 2400mg
Total Carbohydrate Equals 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber Equals 25g 30g

Recipe by EatingWell.com

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