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Chocolate Dipped Fruit

Chocolate Dipped FruitDress up fresh fruit for a special occasion in a coat of chocolate. Imagine how elegant a tray of bite-sized, chocolate dipped fruit will look at your next gathering—and how amazing they will taste!

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (6-ounce) box NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Premier White Baking Bars, or semi-sweet chocolate baking bars
1 tablespoon vegetable shortening
24 bite-size pieces fresh fruit (strawberries, orange, kiwi, banana or melon), rinsed and patted dry

Cooking Directions:

  1. Line baking sheet with waxed paper.
  2. Microwave morsels and shortening in medium, microwave-safe bowl on MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) power for 1 minute; stir. Microwave at additional 10 to 20-second intervals, stirring until smooth; cool slightly.
  3. Dip fruit about halfway into melted baking bars; shake off excess. Place on prepared baking sheet; refrigerate until set.

Makes 24 pieces.

For a Fancy Drizzle: Microwave 1/2 cup NESTLE TOLL HOUSE Premier White or Semi-Sweet Chocolate morsels or baking bars, broken into pieces in small, heavy-duty plastic bag on MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) power for 1 minute; knead. Microwave at additional 10 to 20-second intervals, kneading until smooth. Cut tiny corner from bag; squeeze to drizzle over fruit. Refrigerate until set.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.