The sweet combination of HERSHEY’S Chocolate with ripe summer fruit makes this chocolate dipped fruit recipe a hit at any celebration or gathering. Simply dip and let your chocolate covered fruit cool in the fridge until ready to serve. Get creative using skewers and assemble your fruit into a simple fruit bouquet for parties or gifting.
Use this recipe to make chocolate covered strawberries, or try our homemade chocolate ganache recipe to make more chocolate dipped treats.
Melt chocolate chips and shortening in heavy saucepan over very low heat; stir until smooth.
Ingredients can be multiplied.
Allow mixture to cool slightly. Dip fruit or fruit slices about 2/3 of the way into chocolate mixture. Shake gently to remove excess chocolate.
Place on wax-paper-covered tray. Refrigerate, uncovered, until chocolate is firm, about 30 minutes.
Microwave Instructions: Place chocolate chips and shortening in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at Medium (50%) 1 to 1-1/2 minutes or just until chips are melted and mixture is smooth when stirred. Allow to cool slightly. Dip and serve fruit as directed above.
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* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutritional advice.
Nutrition information for chocolate coating only - does not include assorted fruit.