Hand-Dipped Chocolate Covered Carrots

Hand-Dipped Chocolate Covered Carrots

Hand-Dipped Chocolate Covered Carrots

Easter has always been one of my favorite holidays to celebrate especially when it comes time to celebrate with family. When Liz was little we started hiding strawberries because she loved them, and through the years it has continued to be a tradition. This year instead of bringing plain strawberries like I usually do I’m going to make up several batches of these Hand-Dipped Chocolate Covered Carrots instead. They will be a hit with grown up and kids alike I am positive! This recipe will yield a dozen chocolate covered strawberries, so plan according when it’s time to get ready for your Easter Celebrations!

INGREDIENTS
12 strawberries
1 T solid shortening
3/4 cup Wilton orange chocolate candy melts (tastes like vanilla)


Hand-Dipped Chocolate Covered Carrots

DIRECTIONS
1. Line a cookie/baking sheet with wax paper and set aside.
2. Rinse strawberries and dry completely. Place in refrigerator to chill.
2. In a double boiler, heat the solid shortening until melted.
3. Add the orange candy melts, stirring occasionally, until melted.
4. Using a spoon, drizzle the melted chocolate onto each strawberry, covering completely except for the stem. Lay on baking sheet to harden. It will not take long to “set” because the strawberries were chilled.
5. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator up to 3 days until ready to serve.
6. ENJOY!!

[yumprint-recipe id=’82’] Don’t have family to celebrate Easter with? Make up a couple batches and deliver them to a nursing home, fire station or anywhere where someone’s day needs to be brightened. Sometimes people don’t realize just how much they brighten people’s day but doing something as simple as making a delivery. This year has been rocky for us, but we have taken the time to do for others things that we would enjoy and it is finally coming back to us. So remember to pay it forward when you can, because the smiles on their faces is priceless. Looking for more unique ideas? Check out these adorable Easter Eggs from Stefanie at Making of a Mom! Hand-Dipped Chocolate Covered Carrots


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Heidi

Money saving Mom of 1, who loves to travel, cook, and of course spend time with family. Fun.Travel.Food not necessarily in that order.

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Kimm at Reinvented

This is a great Easter idea. Those look delicious.
Thanks for sharing at Funtastic Friday.

Melissa S

These are really cute. It amazes me how creative people are. I am just glad the internet exists and I get to see so many great creative projects.

Michelle Rascon

For a minute I thought these were legitimately carrots dipped in chocolate.

Kim~madeinaday

What a great idea for Easter. So cute and clever. Thanks for linking up to Merry Monday! Sharing on my Easter Board & G+! Have a great week!
Kim

Brenda G.

This looks so good I don’t think I ever tried this.

Betsy Rubendall Barnes

These are really cute! I would have never thought to this for Easter, they look cool! 🙂

clojo9372

carrots dipped in chocolate? very interesting, i have never heard of this and would never put the two together. BUT i am of the opinion that chocolate makes EVERYTHING better! 🙂

Lori Crosby

Those look super tasty

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