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Quick and Easy



30 minutes
Skill Level
39 pieces

Turn TWIZZLERS Twists into a sweet chocolate-covered dessert with this simple three-step recipe. Start with a melted coating of HERSHEY’S Premiere White Chips or HERSHEY’S Milk Chocolate Chips. Then add toppings like toasted coconut or sprinkles to turn TWIZZLERS Twists into the star of the dessert table.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
5 minutes
Cool Time
25 minutes


  • TWIZZLERS Strawberry Twists Candy

  • 1 cup

    HERSHEY'S Premier White Creme Chips or HERSHEY'S Milk Chocolate Chips

  • 1 tsp

    shortening (do NOT use butter, margarine, spreads or oil)

  • assorted

    small wrapped candies, such as tinted or toasted coconut, nuts, sprinkles or small decorative candies (optional)


Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 

cookie sheets
cookie sheets
wax paper
wax paper
microwave-safe bowl
microwave-safe bowl
flat plate
flat plate
bowl or jar
bowl or jar
food storage bag (optional)
food storage bag (optional)

Assemble any desired toppings. Line several trays or cookie sheets with wax paper; set aside.


Place chips and shortening in deep microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at Medium (50%) 30 seconds; stir. If necessary, microwave at Medium an additional 10 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, just until chips are melted and mixture is smooth when stirred. Pour melted chip mixture out onto large flat plate.


Hold candy piece by one end and roll other end in melted mixture. Shake off any excess. Place on prepared tray. Quickly top coating with any toppings, if desired. Allow to firm.

To Tint Coconut:

Combine 1/2 teaspoon water and a few drops of food color in small bowl or small jar with cover or re-sealable food storage bag. Add 1 cup sweetened coconut flakes. Toss with fork or shake closed jar or food storage bag until coconut is evenly coated; store in airtight container.

To Toast Coconut:

Heat oven to 350° F. Spread coconut in a thin layer in a shallow baking pan. Bake 5 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until light golden brown.

Chocolate Dipped TWIZZLERS:

For best results use 1/2 cup HERSHEY'S Milk Chocolate Chips with 1/2 cup HERSHEY'S Premier White Creme Chips and follow above directions.

Additional questions?