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Chocolate Strawberry Trees

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Tags: dessert, entertaining, sweets, valentine's day

  • Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Cook time: 10 minutes
  • Servings: 2 chocolate strawberry trees

Ingredients

  • 6 quarts strawberries
  • 2 (24 in) styrofoam topiary trees
  • 6 large toffee candy bars
  • round toothpicks

Directions

In a double boiler, melt chocolate bars. Take 3 quarts of the strawberries and dip individual strawberries halfway into the chocolate and set on waxed paper to dry in the refrigerator.

To assemble trees, starting at the bottom, toothpick 1 plain strawberry (stem side in) into Styrofoam. Toothpick a chocolate strawberry (stem side in) into Styrofoam. Alternate plain and chocolate moving around the tree until it is covered with strawberries. Top tree with one strawberry facing up vertically.