Friday, February 17, 2012

Tuxedo Strawberries

I made these cute strawberries for Valentine's Day, but they're really fun & special anytime.  Here's what you need:

                                                                                      
Strawberries
Dark or milk chocolate
(such as Wilton Candy Melts, Ghiradelli chocolate chips, chocolate bark)
White chocolate or bark
wax paper
toothpick

Directions:

Clean your strawberries & dry them.  You don't want any water to get into the melted chocolate or it will seize up.

Melt your chocolate in the microwave on one-minute intervals at 50% power.  Stir & then put back in the microwave again, until melted.  I use a narrow, small microwave-safe glass for melting because it's easier to coat the strawberries when you're doing a small quantity.

Dip your clean, dry strawberry in the white chocolate, coating just the front section. Shake off any extra chocolate.   Put on wax paper to harden.

Next dip the strawberry in the dark or milk chocolate,  coating both sides to form a "V" in the front for the shirt.  Put on the wax paper to harden. 

Using a toothpick, you can put on the buttons for the shirt & make a bow tie at the top.  Let dry.

There you have it...an adorable strawberry decked in a tuxedo!!

I am sharing with:
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17 comments:

  1. Aw, they really are cute! One of the guys actually brought chocolate covered strawberries in for everyone at the office, a very nice surprise:@)

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  2. Oh my heavens, how clever. Cute and delicious!

    Adrianne
    www.happyhourprojects.com

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  3. These are SO CUTE! I've seen them before, but never attempted to make them. I have three birthdays to celebrate in late January and, as a consequence, Valentines Day always seems to catch me unawares.

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  4. perfect for an Oscar Night Party.......cute!!

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  5. You are so talented! These are adorable, next time I will try it...I wonder if I could make them so cute, though. Hugs and thanks for your visit.
    FABBY

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  6. These are so cute!! They would look so special at a party. I really enjoy your recipes -- thanks for sharing. Happy Seasonal Sunday!

    Denise at Forest Manor

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  7. Adorable, Kitty! Thanks for sharing these.
    Beth

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  8. Those are adorable, Kitty, and no doubt delicious too! Thanks again for sharing these with us. Have a wonderful week.

    Blessings,
    Sandi

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  9. I've seen these before, but have never tried making them because they look so complicated. Thanks for your instructions in making these chocolate covered strawberries look so easy to make! Thanks for sharing these at my party.

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  10. These are so cut! One of these days, I'm just going to have to get my nerve up and try them!

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  11. very fun! i would like to take this to a party!

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  12. Kitty, I am so glad to know how to make these precious little berries, they are so cute. I don't want to eat them they are too cute! Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday. Hope you have a great week end and come back soon!
    Miz Helen

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  13. Thanks for linking up @CountryMommaCooks…..have a wonderful week:)

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