Candied-Almond Chocolate Strawberries Recipe

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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
MAKES:
60 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 35 min. + standing
MAKES:
60 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 35 min. + standing

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

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.
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

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.

  • 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
  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 User ID: 960739 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"

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sfprincess User ID: 2695305 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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