How to Make Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries, Chocolate-Dipped Pretzel Rods, Nuts and More Chocolate-Covered Fruit

Find out how to make chocolate-dipped strawberries with our easy recipe and topping ideas that you can also use to make beautiful chocolate-dipped pretzel rods, nuts and more chocolate-covered fruit.

Chocolate-dipped strawberries may be one of the most popular romantic foods to serve on Valentine’s Day, but there are many other chocolate-covered ways to melt hearts this Valentine’s Day—or any day. If you are looking for a homemade gift or a special dessert, try dipping your favorite foods in creamy dark chocolate. You can use anything from fresh or dried fruits to nuts or pretzels—and it’s as easy as using your microwave to melt chocolate (no double boiler required!). More good news: dark chocolate is full of flavanols, which promote heart health and may also help reduce inflammation.

For a gift, let the treats cool, wrap in wax paper and place them in a pretty box.

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