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Chocolate-Dipped Fruit

"This treat combines two favorites -- fruit and chocolate," notes field editor Dorothy Anderson, Ottawa, Kansas.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons shortening
  • 1 package (6 ounces) dried apricots
  • 1 pint fresh strawberries

Directions

  • In a microwave, melt chocolate chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Spear fruit with toothpicks; dip into chocolate. Allow excess to drip off. Place on waxed paper or stick toothpicks into a block of Styrofoam to set.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 113 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 2mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 3g fiber), 1g protein.

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