Chocolate Strawberry Trees

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 25 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Inactive: 1 hr
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 2 trees
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Ingredients

6 large candy bars (recommended Symphony)

2 (24-inch) Styrofoam topiary trees

6 quarts strawberries

Round toothpicks

Directions

  1. In a double boiler, melt the chocolate bars. Take 3 quarts of the strawberries and dip individual strawberries half-way into the chocolate and set on waxed paper to dry in the refrigerator.
  2. To assemble trees: Starting at the bottom, toothpick 1 plain strawberry (stem side in) into styrofoam, then toothpick a chocolate strawberry (stem side in) into Styrofoam. Alternate plain and chocolate moving around the tree until it is covered with strawberries. Top the tree with 1 strawberry facing up vertically.