These peanut butter chocolate dipped strawberries are an easy to make dessert for Valentine's Day, or for any peanut butter lover.
- 12 large strawberries, rinsed and dried
- 1/4 cup natural peanut butter (the runny kind)
- 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips (can also use dark chocolate chips)
- Wash and dry strawberries, leaving tops intact.
- Microwave peanut butter in microwave-safe bowl for 20-30 seconds, or until warmed and runny.
- Dip a large spoon in peanut butter. Roll each strawberry in spoon to cover.
- Place strawberries on cooling rack, and store in freezer at least 20 minutes, or until peanut butter has hardened.
- When peanut butter has hardened, add chocolate chips to a microwave-safe bowl, and heat for 30 seconds. Stir, and continue heating in 30 second increments until it has fully melted. Let cool for 1 minute.
- Using a spoon to facilitate, coat each strawberry in chocolate, and enjoy immediately, or refrigerate for up to 2 days.
- Use a fork to pierce strawberry to help with coating.
- If you want your chocolate and/or peanut butter to be a little more runny and glossy, add a teaspoon of melted coconut oil to each after heating.
- You can make these vegan-friendly by using dairy-free chocolate chips.
*nutrition information is estimated.
- Prep Time: 15 minutes
- Category: Dessert
- Method: no-bake
- Cuisine: American
- Serving Size: 1 strawberry
- Calories: 84
- Sugar: 7
- Sodium: 24
- Fat: 5
- Saturated Fat: 2
- Unsaturated Fat: 3
- Trans Fat: 0
- Carbohydrates: 9
- Fiber: 1
- Protein: 1
- Cholesterol: 0
Keywords: strawberries, peanut butter, chocolate, dessert, valentine's day