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Tuxedoed Strawberries Recipe
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Tuxedoed Strawberries

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"Chocolate strawberries are delicious, and dressed for any occasion with this two-toned decoration recipe."

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  • PREP

    30 mins
  • READY IN

    1 hr 30 mins

Directions

  1. Line a large baking sheet with wax paper. Wipe strawberries clean. Dry with paper towels.
  2. Place semi-sweet chocolate chips and 1 tablespoon shortening in microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on Medium (50% power), or defrost setting, 45 seconds. Stir. Repeat until chocolate is soft and shortening is melted. Stir until mixture is smooth. Repeat process with white chocolate and remaining 1 tablespoon shortening.
  3. Hold 1 strawberry by its green top; dip 3/4 of berry into melted white chocolate. Let excess drip off. Repeat with remaining berries. Place on prepared baking sheet.
  4. Dip each white chocolate-dipped berry at an angle into melted semi-sweet chocolate, creating one side of the lapel. Repeat at an angle on the other side of the berry. Place on prepared baking sheet.
  5. Place a small amount of melted semi-sweet chocolate into a small resealable plastic bag. Cut small tip off one corner. Pipe on buttons and a bowtie. Refrigerate about 1 hour or until chocolate coating is firm.
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Footnotes

  • Tip: Can be prepared up to 8 hours ahead but are best eaten the same day. Keep refrigerated.
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Mar 11, 2012

My husband's co-worker made these for our wedding reception, and they were absolutely AMAZING! They were the hit of the event, and I don't think there was a single one left at the end of the night.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 257 kcal
  • 13%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 28.7 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol
  • 5 mg
  • 2%
  • Fat
  • 16.3 g
  • 25%
  • Fiber
  • 2 g
  • 8%
  • Protein
  • 2.7 g
  • 5%
  • Sodium
  • 26 mg
  • 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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