Decadent Dark Chocolate Covered Strawberries

  • 25 Mins

    Prep Time

  • 0 Mins

    Cook Time

  • 8


  • 75


  • 4g


  • 9g


  • 1g




  • 1 lb Fresh Strawberries, washed and dried (about 16 medium strawberries)
  • ½ Cup Dark Chocolate Chips
  • 1 Tsp Canola Oil


  • 1.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water

  • 2.

    Prepare Baking Sheet Cover baking sheet with wax paper.

  • 3.

    Add Dark Chocolate Add dark chocolate chips to a coffee mug.

  • 4.

    Heat Chocolate Place coffee mug in microwave and heat chocolate in 30 second increments, stirring in between, until chocolate is melted. Chocolate should be melted between 3-4 attempts.

  • 5.

    Add Canola Oil Add canola oil to chocolate and mix well.

  • 6.

    Dip Strawberries Tilt coffee cup on an angle, dip strawberry and twist until all sides are covered in chocolate.

  • 7.

    Place on Baking Sheet Let excess chocolate drip from strawberry before placing on wax paper.

  • 8.

    Let Strawberries Chill Chill strawberries in refrigerator for 25-30 minutes before serving.

  • 9.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

Recipe Created by Meijer Registered Dietitians

Nourishment Notes

Dark Chocolate

Dark chocolate contains powerful antioxidants, which help to protect our cells and can assist in reducing inflammation. It is also high in potassium, a nutrient that supports heart health.


Strawberries contain high amounts of vitamin C, a vitamin important to the immune system. They also may help to lower inflammation in the body, improve cholesterol levels and decrease the risk for heart disease.

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