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Chocolate Covered Strawberry Christmas Tree

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This chocolate-covered Strawberry Christmas Tree is so cute AND fun to eat! Make this with your friends and family for a beautiful holiday centerpiece! Recipe by Dani Flowers.

Chocolate covered Strawberry Christmas Tree

Course: Dessert
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Yield: 1 Strawberry Tree

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Equipment

  • 1 styrofoam cone (8 ½” x 2 ½”)
  • Toothpicks
  • Rolling Pin
  • Small star cookie cutter

Ingredients

  • 32-34 large fresh strawberries (Approxi-mately 2 lbs.)
  • 2 lbs 2 bags green Candy Melts
  • 1 Tbs vegetable oil
  • 3 Tbs white and gold sprinkles
  • ¼ cup fresh mint leaves
  • 1 Tbsp yellow fondant

Instructions

  • In a microwave-safe bowl or double boiler, melt the candy melts completely and stir until no lumps remain.
  • Add in the vegetable oil and stir until smooth.
  • Dip strawberry in mixture and coat entirely. Gently place on parchment paper, garnish with sprinkles and let harden. Repeat this step for remaining strawberries.
  • Starting at the bottom of the cone and moving upward toward the top, insert a toothpick into the cone and then stick a chocolate covered strawberry on to the toothpick with the strawberry stem facing the cone.
  • Cover the bottom of the cone and continue working upwards circling the cone.
  • For the top, place a strawberry stem down towards the tip of the cone.
  • Roll out yellow fondant with rolling pin and cut out a 1/4” thick star shape. Insert a toothpick through the middle so that it can stand and insert onto the tip of the top straw-berry.
  • Insert mint leaves in between the strawberries to cover open spaces.
  • Enjoy!

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