Strawberry Carrots in a Spring Garden

Display your beautifully dipped strawberry carrots in a spring garden! These juicy strawberries are covered in orange candy melts, then placed on a bed of chocolate cookie crumbs. They’re served in tiny terra-cotta pots and garnished with fresh herbs for extra garden charm! Recipe by Sugar and Charm.

Strawberry Carrots in a Spring Garden

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 8 Garden Pots
Calories: 286kcal

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  • 1 Piping bag
  • 8 (2-inch) terra-cotta pots
  • 1 Wooden skewer


  • 12 ounces orange Candy Melts
  • 8 large strawberries
  • 2 cups crushed chocolate cookies like dark chocolate Oreos
  • 16 sprigs of fresh herbs thyme, mint, or stems from a strawberry plant


  • Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  • Place the candy melts in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave for 1 minute, then stir until all the Candy Melts are fully melted.
  • Push a skewer into the top of a strawberry and fully dip the strawberry into the melted orange candy.
  • Place the dipped strawberry on parchment paper to harden. Repeat process with the remainder of the strawberries and allow candy coating to harden for 5 minutes while preparing the piping bag.
  • Transfer the rest of the melted candy melts into a piping bag.
  • Cut a tiny hole at the bottom of the piping bag and pipe horizontal lines onto each strawberry to make it look like a carrot.
  • Fill each terra-cotta pot with ¼ cup of the crushed cookies.
  • Add two sprigs of fresh herbs to each pot, then place a strawberry on top of the crushed cookies.


Nutrition based on consuming one pot of cookie crumbs and one candy-coated strawberry.


Serving: 1  Garden Pot | Calories: 286kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Sodium: 81mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 34g | Vitamin C: 11mg

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