Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Footballs

These fun, football-shaped chocolate confections are the perfect healthy dessert option to bring to your next tailgate.

Strawberries are filled with polyphenols, a healthy antioxidant. They also are known to help lower blood pressure and are free of sodium, cholesterol and fat. Adding dark chocolate to the mix gives the recipe some added antioxidants, as well as some soluble fiber. Dark chocolate also can help lower blood pressure.

This football-shaped treat will be a guaranteed touchdown at whatever tailgate you attend.

Photo credit: Charles Wollertz

Ingredients

  • Strawberries
  • Meltable dark chocolate chips/discs
  • Meltable white chocolate chips/discs
  • Toothpick

Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Footballs

Instructions
1. Melt dark chocolate chips/discs according to instructions.
2. Dip strawberries into melted dark chocolate and lay flat on wax paper.
3. While dark chocolate hardens on strawberry, melt white chocolate.
4. Use toothpick to dip into white chocolate and draw laces on dark chocolate covered strawberries to look like a football. Serve quickly after prepared. Enjoy!
Note: If not serving right away, place in refrigerator to chill before serving.


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