Chocolate Dipped Strawberry Pops – Fresh juicy strawberries dipped in not one, not two, not even three, but FOUR layers of chocolate and sitting pretty on a stick!
I couldn’t wait another moment to start sharing Valentine’s Day goodies with you…
With all the pink and red cupcake liners, sprinkles, and glittery cards in the stores right now, you should be amazed I was able to wait this long. Two points for will power.
The kids always look forward to taking homemade Valentine treats to their friends and teachers. Each year we try to come up with something creative and tasty (but not too complicated) that we can make fresh the night before Valentine’s Day.
Chocolate covered strawberries are the quintessential Valentine treat, so this year I thought we’d put our own spin on this classic.
Like Chocolate Dipped Strawberry Pops!
We placed each strawberry on a long paper lollipop stick and prepared a drying rack out of a piece of styrofoam. I even left the plastic wrapping on the styrofoam, in case we were especially messy.
Then we melted chocolate and dipped each strawberry into the chocolate, making sure they were thoroughly coated.
After they dried a bit, which only takes a few minutes, we melted colored Candy Melts and took turns dipping the pops in red, pink and white candy coating, to create colorful layers.
On the last layer, we sprinkled the tops with Valentine candy sprinkles!
Viola! Chocolate Dipped Strawberry Pops are a decadent treat the kids can make almost completely on their own.
Their faces were priceless as they bit into these Chocolate Dipped Strawberry Pops.
With mouths full of chocolate and strawberry juice dripping down their chins, they agreed this was the treat to wow their friends, letting them know just how much we love them.
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