36 pieces (3 dozen)
- Dress up fresh fruit for a special occasion. Imagine how elegant a tray of bite-sized, chocolate dipped fruit will look at your next gathering -- and how amazing they will taste.
- ●1 1/2 to 2 cups (10- to 12-ounce package) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Dark Chocolate, Milk Chocolate, Premier White or Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
- ●1 tablespoon vegetable shortening
- ●36 bite-sized pieces fresh fruit (strawberries, oranges, kiwifruit, bananas or melons), rinsed and patted dry
Line baking sheet with wax paper.
Microwave morsels and vegetable shortening in uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) power for 1 minute; STIR. The morsels may retain some of their original shape. If necessary, microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals, stirring just until melted; cool slightly.
Dip fruit about halfway into melted morsels; shake off excess. Place on prepared baking sheet; refrigerate until set.
FOR A FANCY DRIZZLE:
Microwave 1/2 cup NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Premier White or Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels in small, heavy-duty plastic bag on MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) power for 1 minute; knead. Microwave at additional 10-to 15-second intervals, kneading until smooth. Cut tiny corner from bag; squeeze to drizzle over fruit. Refrigerate until set.