Chocolate Covered Strawberries

This is a mouth-watering chocolate covered strawberries recipe that will have everyone eager to taste. They are delicious to eat and fun to prepare with friends or family lending you a hand. Who wouldn’t volunteer to help make these chocolate delights?

They are not difficult to make. To get good results, you will want to use good ingredients. Choose large firm strawberries and a good quality, dark chocolate which contains a high cocoa content.

These delicacies are quick to make using the following easy chocolate covered strawberries recipe. But, if you want to make them professional looking, it is necessary to temper the chocolate, which really isn't difficult, especially if you have a candy thermometer.


Cookie sheet
Wax paper
Microwave-safe bowl


1 cup dark chocolate chips (6 ounces)
Fruit for dipping – about 16


  • Clean the fruit with cool water. Ensure they are completely dry before dipping so the chocolate will stick.
  • Put wax paper on cookie sheet.
  • Place microwave-safe bowl with the chocolate chips into microwave. Melt on low for 30 seconds, remove and stir. Continue process of softening for 20 seconds and then stirring process of softening until chocolate is completely melted. For melting details, click here: Melting Chocolate page.
  • Dip the lower half to two-thirds of strawberry into chocolate and place on wax paper.
  • Put cookie sheet in refrigerator for about 30 minutes or until the chocolate has cooled and is firm. You can then remove from the wax paper.
  • Serve on a fancy platter or tray.


About 16 depending on the dipping process.

Additional ideas:

  • You can do many variations and designs with dark, milk, and white chocolate.
  • Melt small amount of white chocolate to drizzle over top the dark chocolate.
  • Dip in white chocolate first and then drizzle dark chocolate over top.
  • Sprinkle very fine sugar, powdered sugar, finely chopped almonds, pecans, or pistachio nuts after dipping in chocolate.
  • Create a fancy design like this photo by using a toothpick to paint the tie and buttons with chocolate. You can do it!

This is your opportunity try these ideas, ones you have seen or to be creative by making up your own specialty. However you decide to decorate your chocolate covered strawberries, they will surely be a delicious treat.

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