Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Serving Size: 30 Prep Time: 25 minutes Cook Time: N/A

Ingredients

2 cups Chocolate Chips (Semi-sweet or milk)
2 tbs Shortening
1 1/2 lbs Strawberries

Instructions

  1. Wash strawberries and pat dry.
  2. Melt chocolate and shortening in the microwave for approximately 1 1/2 minutes.
  3. Dip strawberries in the chocolate and lay on a baking sheet lined with wax paper.
  4. Refridgerate until ready to serve.

Note: Chocolate will be stay hardened even when removed from the fridge. 

Variation: Chop up some white chocolate and dip the chocolate covered strawberries in it for added flair.

*Original recipe was found on Allrecipes.com