chocolate dipped fruitJust in time for Valentine’s Day, a recipe sure to please. Delicious, yummy chocolate over sweet succulent fruit. A sure fire way to get you licking your fingertips…and who knows what else?

CHOCOLATE – DIPPED FRUIT

1 (11 1/2 oz.) pkg. (2 c.) Nestle milk chocolate morsels
1/4 c. vegetable shortening
Strawberries, grapes, bananas, apples, kiwi, or pineapple

Melt over hot (not boiling) water Nestle milk chocolate morsels and shortening; stir until smooth. Remove from heat, but keep over hot water. (If chocolate thickens, return to heat; stir until smooth.) Dip pieces of fruit into chocolate; shake off excess. Place on foil-lined cookie sheets. Chill 10-15 minutes until chocolate is set. Peel off foil. Fruit may be kept at room temperature up to 1 hour. If chocolate becomes sticky, return to refrigerator. Makes 1 cup melted chocolate.

In microwave, melt on high 1 minute; stir. Repeat.

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Kathi Lipp is the author of 17 books including Overwhelmed, Clutter Free, The Get Yourself Organized Project, The Husband Project, Happy Habits for Every Couple, and I Need Some Help Here – Hope for When Your Kids Don’t Go According to Plan. She is the host of Clutter Free Academy the Podcast! with Kathi Lipp and speaks at conferences across the US. Kathi is published with Revell Publishers and Harvest House Publishers.

She and her husband Roger are the parents of four young adults in San Jose, CA. When she’s not dating her husband or hanging out with her puggle Jake, Kathi is speaking at retreats, conferences and women’s events across the US.