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Chocolate-Dipped Fruit Recipe

Chocolate-Dipped Fruit Recipe

"This treat combines two favorites -- fruit and chocolate," notes field editor Dorothy Anderson, Ottawa, Kansas.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:10-12 servings


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


  • 1. In a saucepan over low heat, melt chocolate chips and shortening, stirring constantly until smooth. Spear fruit with toothpicks; dip into chocolate. Place on waxed paper or stick toothpicks into a block of Styrofoam to harden. Yield: 10-12 servings.

Nutritional 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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Reviewed Dec. 5, 2009

"Turkish apricots and select dried fruit dipped in dark, milk and white chocolate, make a great holiday gift with so little effort.

A great alternative to cookies for the season."

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