Chocolate covered strawberries are so romantic. They can be made all year round, so continue to melt your Valentines heart with this easy to make recipe. They are perfect for a dessert party or just sharing with a friend.
- 1 1/2 lbs. semi-sweet chocolate morsels
- 1/4 cup vegetable shortening
- 24 dried strawberries
- Melt chocolate morsels in the top of a double boiler over simmering water. Add shortening to keep chocolate smooth. When melted, turn heat off, but keep the mixture over the hot water while dipping.
- Dip strawberries halfway into the chocolate. Place on a sheet of wax paper and let stand in a cool place. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.