Easy and Quick Chocolate Covered Strawberries

by Charity
2 Pints
35 min

I usually make chocolate covered strawberries for Valentine's Day every year, but I feel like you can easily make them for any kind of holiday or special occasion. Whether it be an anniversary, a friends giving or holiday party, these chocolate covered strawberries are sure to be a hit and they are so super simple and easy to make as well which is always a plus!


Everything you need to make the strawberries!
So first of all you just need to wash all the berries that you will be using and then pat them dry. This step is important because you want to make sure the berries are very dry because the candy coating will adhere to the berries better. Once the strawberries are washed and dried, time to start melting your chocolate! Always follow your package directions because yours may be different than the one I used.

I like the Candiquik Coating best because it comes in a microwaveable tray and that way you don’t have to dirty up any dishes. That is another reason why these chocolate covered strawberries are so quick and easy to make! I found them at my local Walmart and I am sure you can find them at any major grocery store. You can also order them off of Amazon as well. After reading the directions, go ahead and melt your chocolate!

Now it’s time to dip your strawberries into whatever chocolate you have melted. I like to have a big piece of parchment paper laid out on my kitchen island and I just place the dipped strawberries there to dry and harden. I only had to leave them out for about 20 minutes after I dipped them. They did not take long to dry at all! I also like to get a spoonful of the white chocolate and drizzle on top of the regular chocolate covered strawberries to give it a little something special too! But that’s totally optional and I only did it on a few because like I said above, I wanted these chocolate covered strawberries to be as quick and easy as they possibly can be.

Parchment paper makes cleanup so quick and easy too. Just throw it all away after your done and no chocolate gets on your countertops either!

Here is the cute Valentine's Day set up!
Yum! They are so tasty!
Easy and Quick Chocolate Covered Strawberries
Recipe details
  • 2  Pints
  • Prep time: 5 Minutes Cook time: 30 Minutes Total time: 35 min
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Ingredients Needed:
  • Strawberries (I also used raspberries too)
  • Candiquick Coating
  • Wilton Candy Melts
  • Parchment Paper

Wash all berries and pat them dry.
Melt your chocolate of choice. Be sure to follow the package directions because all chocolate can be different.
Dip the berries into chocolate. Also, drizzle some other chocolate on top if desired.
Place dipped berries on parchment paper to let chocolate harden.
Once chocolate is harden (depends again on what type of chocolate you use. Mine were done within an hour), store berries in refrigerator. Berries are best the same day they are made but can be stored in the fridge for a few days after as well!
  • Be careful when melting your chocolate. I noticed the white chocolate melted much faster than the regular chocolate, so keep a close eye out when it’s almost completely melted so it doesn’t burn.
  • I also like melting one chocolate at a time because they do get a little harder to mix after they have been sitting out for awhile.
  • I think that candy coating works better than actual chocolate. I have made these with melted chocolate chips before, and they just did not melt smoothly so it was hard to dip the strawberries in and make them look pretty! Of course, it still tasted delicious, but I am a perfectionist and I like for everything to be pretty too!
  • Candy coating also dries much faster than regular chocolate too so that’s what makes this recipe so simple and easy!
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