Chocolate Covered Strawberries & Apples #ValentinesTreats

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One of my favorite Valentine’s Day goodies is chocolate covered strawberries. They make an amazing combination! My 3 older kids recently took a cooking class and one of the things they made was chocolate covered strawberries and marshmallows. So I decided to make chocolate covered strawberries and apples as an early Valentine’s Day treat.

 

Ingredients:

1 Quart of Strawberries

1 Package of 12 oz. of chocolate chips

Apple Slices (approximately 2-3 apples)

Valentine Type Sprinkle Candies

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First and foremost make sure all your fruit is cleaned.  Line a baking sheet with wax paper so that your goodies do not stick. Next pour the chocolate chips in a microwavable save bowl or container and heat for 30 seconds, then stir and heat for another 30 seconds.  Start dipping. I would dip two pieces of fruit at a time and then drizzle the sprinkles over the tops.  Place your chocolate coated treats on the wax paper. Once your are done dipping all the strawberries and apples in chocolate and sprinkling the candies over the tops then place the sheet in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes so that the chocolate firms. 

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Needless to say with 7 of us in our home these goodies went fast! Still on my list to make in the future chocolate covered orange slices! I think those would be a hit in my home too!   What yummy fruit treats have you made for Valentine’s Day? 

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Comments

  1. Catherine S says:

    These look so yummy. I like any kind of fruit that is covered in chocolate.

  2. Robin (Masshole Mommy) says:

    We loooove chocolate covered strawberries in our house. I am going to have to try the apples 🙂

  3. How have I never thought to make chocolate covered apples?!!! I am missing out!

  4. I love chocolate covered fruits. They are a really tasty treat for Valentine’s Day.

  5. Love these since you get some chocolate…but in a nice healthy way.

  6. Ooh, great idea! They look so cute with the sprinkles. I’d love to make some chocolate strawberries and apples this year.

  7. I’ve made a lot of things with chocolate since I worked in a chocolate store in college. I have never made chocolate covered apples but am open to trying them.

  8. Yum! Looks like every one will be licking their lips with all that deliciousness. Its like enjoying a chocolate fondue without the mess!

  9. I adore chocolate covered strawberries. I have never had chocolate covered apples. Now I want to try them!

  10. laura londergan says:

    well look at that! i never even thought to do chocolate covered apple slices! that is a great idea & one I have to try 😉

  11. That is such a classic combination in flavor that never gets old. I love it all!

  12. Yum. I’ve never tried chocolate apples before. I think I’d love to give them a try. I bet they are delicious, and would be awesome for my cravings of apples and chocolate!

  13. Delicious! What a great way to encourage healthy snacking.

  14. These look delish, I’ve done chocolate covered strawberries a number of times, but never done chocolate covered apples. I have had candy apples, so why not – right!? Very fun for Valentine’s Day!

  15. Those are adorable. I love chocolate covered fruits, but I’ve never tried it with apples.

  16. Why have I never thought to do chocolate covered apples?! It’s so much easier for my family because we always have apples on hand! (Especially in the fall since we have 4 apple trees.) Thanks for the great new idea!

  17. Those look so good. I got some for a thank you gift once and I love them!!

  18. Oh yes! Chocolate covered strawberries are a huge hit in our house! We used to live in CA and the strawberries there were HUGE!

  19. I love that you added apples. I am an enormous fan of chocolate dipped strawberries but now I really need to try the apples. Great suggestion.
    🙂
    Traci

  20. This looks so delicious and easy to make. My kids are going to love this. I will have to get the ingredients so i can make this on the weekend.

  21. I am a fan of chocolate covered fruit, no matter what variety it is! Actually tried chocolate dipped pineapple once that was very good!

  22. Who does not love chocolate covered strawberries! Chocolate tastes delicious on almost every type of fruit!

  23. Oh this looks delicious! I am hoping to get a chance to pick up some melting chocolate and do this with the kids. They have been asking for a while and we haven’t had a chance to yet.

  24. Kelsey Apley says:

    NOthing beats good old chocolate covered strawberries! These look heavenly, now I want some apples!

  25. Strawberries and chocolates are my most favorites & a combination of these two make this one look so yummy and different. I really like this idea and I am sure this is going to be very much delicious. Would love to try this out on Valentine’s day.

  26. Janell @ Saving You Dinero says:

    This is all my kids want for Valentines’ Day. THey would actually love it everyday!

  27. Justin Tan says:

    Valentine’s not anytime soon but my wife’s birthday is coming soon. I’d make these lovely strawberries as one of her surprise gifts. thanks for sharing.

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