Chocolate Covered Strawberries

A very quick,  simple and delicious dessert. My daughter and I made these for Mother’s Day. The Semi-sweet chocolate tastes like dark chocolate. These are wonderful for special occasions, goes great with Chardonnay.

Photo May 11, 6 19 39 PM

Ingredients:

1 pint strawberries, with or without stems
Baker’s semi-sweet chocolate squares (6 squares)
1/4 Cup cream (or milk)

Directions:

1 Wash strawberries and pat dry.
2 Place on paper towels until they reach room temperature.
3 Melt chocolate, and cream in a double boiler, stirring occasionally.
4 Remove from heat and dip each strawberry with a toothpick into chocolate, coating 2/3 of strawberry.
5 Allow excess chocolate to drip off into pan.
6 Place stem side down on waxed paper covered cookie sheet.
7 Refrigerate until set, about 15-20 minutes.

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