Chocolate-Covered Strawberries

Prep Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
35 mins

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  • 8 ounces semisweet chocolate, finely chopped

  • 1 pound large strawberries (about 20), washed and dried well

  • cup finely chopped pistachios (optional)


  1. Place chocolate in a bowl set over (not in) a saucepan of simmering water. Stir occasionally, until melted, 3 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat.

  2. Line a baking sheet with waxed paper. One at a time, dip each strawberry in chocolate, twirling to coat; then sprinkle chocolate-covered portion with pistachios, if using, and place on waxed paper.

  3. Chill chocolate-dipped strawberries at least 15 minutes to set chocolate. (Strawberries should not be stored in refrigerator longer than 1 hour as condensation drops may collect on the chocolate.)

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