Valentine’s Day Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

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Strawberries are an extremely popular produce choice around Valentine’s Day. They are bright red, juicy, healthy, and somewhat shaped like a heart – how perfect?!

If you’re looking for cute homemade (AND EDIBLE!) gift ideas for your spouse for this Valentine’s Day, these easy and delicious chocolate-covered strawberries are a must! Impress your significant other with a unique gift that both of you will love. If you’re feeling extra nice, you could even share them with your kids (but I highly doubt you’ll want to share)!

tuxedo chocolate covered strawberry recipe

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Chocolate Dipped Strawberries


  • 12 strawberry long stem
  • dark chocolate I recommend Dolci Frutta Original
  • white chocolate I recommend Dolci Frutta white chocolate


  • Melt white chocolate according to package directions.
  • Line a sheet tray with parchment paper.
  • Dip the strawberry in the white chocolate, holding the stem of the strawberry. Give it a twist to shake off excess and then point strawberry up for 2 seconds.
  • Place on sheet tray to let dry.
  • Repeat with remaining strawberries & proceed to decorate with white dress or tuxedo effect (see below).

Decorating "White Dress" Strawberries

  • Pour the melted white chocolate into the pastry bag with tip. Pipe melted white chocolate in random fashion.

Decorating "Tuxedo" Strawberries

  • Melt dark chocolate according to package directions.
  • Dip the strawberry at a 45 degree angle from both sides to make the jacket. Let the excess drip off. Place on sheet tray to dry. Repeat with remaining strawberries.
  • Pour the melted dark chocolate into the pastry bag with tip. Pipe on the buttons and bow tie.


To decorate the strawberries, you'll need 2 small pastry bags and a #4 decorating tip.

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

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I hope you have a lovely Valentine’s Day! Enjoy!

About Lori

Lori Taylor is the Founder & CEO of The Produce Moms. For ten years she sold fresh produce to over 300 grocery stores throughout the United States, and today she is fully focused on working with the produce supply chain, media, and government to increase fresh produce access & consumption in the US and around the globe. Connect with Lori on LinkedIn.

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