Candied-Almond Chocolate Strawberries Recipe
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Candied-Almond Chocolate Strawberries Recipe

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For a special presentation, I sprinkle a serving tray with crushed almonds, lay these strawberries on top and garnish them with mint leaves. —Laura McAllister, Morganton, North Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. + standing
MAKES:60 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. + standing
MAKES: 60 servings


  • 60 fresh strawberries (about 2 pounds)
  • 2 cups honey-roasted almonds
  • 1 package (10 ounces) 60% cacao bittersweet chocolate baking chips
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • Dash cayenne pepper

Nutritional Facts

1 dipped strawberry: 52 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 10mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat.


  1. Wash strawberries and gently pat with paper towels until completely dry. Place almonds in a food processor; cover and process to desired fineness. Transfer to a shallow bowl; set aside.
  2. In a microwave, melt chocolate chips and butter; add cayenne and stir until smooth. Dip strawberries in melted chocolate; allow excess to drip off. Roll berries in almonds; place on waxed paper and let stand until set. Serve immediately. Yield: 5 dozen.
Originally published as Candied-Almond Chocolate Strawberries in Taste of Home April/May 2009, p54

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shortbreadlover 104763
Reviewed Feb. 3, 2014

"love them. this is a great recipe that i will use over and over again. would be great with white chocolate or even make then two tone with white and darl"

sfprincess 163131
Reviewed Feb. 16, 2012

"My husband loved them. I added a tiny bit of water when it was too thick. I used the leftover chocolate on pretzels and it was excellent. SUPER easy!!!!"

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