Monday, April 6, 2009

Fancy Dipped Strawberries

I was looking for a fun treat I could make with the boys. They really enjoyed making these. They don't look very pretty (at least not as pretty as the picture in the cookbook) but they tasted great and the boys loved it. Try it, it's super easy!

Miniature semisweet chocolate chips
Chopped nuts
Colored sugars and candy sprinkles
Grated chocolate
Shredded coconut

Dipped Berries:
1 quart fresh whole strawberries wit stems
1 cup vanilla ready-to-spread frosting

1. Tear off 1 piece of waxed paper. Put it on a large cookie sheet. Put some of each topping in separate bowls.
2. Rinse the strawberries and pat dry.
3. Measure out the frosting. Microwave frosting on high 15 to 20 seconds, until it is melted. Stir the frosting once with the spoon.
4. Dip the bottom of each strawberry halfway into the melted frosting. Right away, dip the strawberry into 1 of the toppings you selected. Put the strawberries on the waxed paper-lined cookie sheets and place in fridge until frosting is hard, about five minutes.

Note: We also used dipping chocolate and that was great too. We didn't use all the toppings listed but replaced them with some of our own picking. You could really use anything you wanted.

1 comment:

Jess and Jen said...

That looks fun. Too bad Leah is the only one of my kids that likes strawberries. I like the idea of using the frosting! -Jen