Chocolate Dipped Fruit

Turn your favorite fruit into a chocolate delight.

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Chocolate Dipped Fruit

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon shortening (do not use butter, margarine, spread or oil)
  • Assorted fresh fruit , washed and chilled
  • 1 cup HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips

Instructions

  1. Melt chocolate chips and shortening in heavy saucepan over very low heat; stir until smooth.
  2. 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.
  3. Place on wax-paper-covered tray. Refrigerate, uncovered, until chocolate is firm, about 30 minutes. About 1/2 cup coating.

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.

Recipe Notes

Recipe courtesy and reprinted with permission of the Hershey Company

Turn your favorite fruit into a chocolate delight.