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OX Chocolate Covered Valentines XO

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Who doesn’t love chocolate covered fruit—Make it fit for Valentine’s Day!! Use dark chocolate to make it healthier and white chocolate to make little love notes or valentine’s day touches!!!

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Ingredients:

  • 1 pound box of fresh strawberries with leaves( option to use bananas or your favorite fruit instead)
  • 16 ounces of dark chocolate chips
  • 4 ounces white chocolate chips
  • 2.5 tablespoons shortening

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Directions:

  1. In a double boiler, melt the dark chocolate and 2 tbs. shortening, stirring occasionally until smooth.
  2. Holding them by the toothpicks, dip the strawberries(banana or other fruit)  into the chocolate mixture.
  3. Insert toothpicks into the tops of the strawberries.
  4. Turn the strawberries upside down and insert the toothpick into styrofoam for the chocolate to cool.
  5. In a separate batch, combine the white chocolate and the 0.5 tbs. shortening.
  6. Place in a piping bag or small plastic bag and cut a tiny hole at the end. Use the white chocolate to make little love messages( XOXO or  I <3 U) or decorate for love bugs! Have fun with it!
  7. Add sprinkles of dark chocolate or nuts for texture, color, and flavor!
  8. Place on a serving tray and wait for your guests to be shocked!!!

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