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Chocolate Dipped Snacks

Chocolate Dipped SnacksDip your favorite cookies, pretzels, potato chips or dried fruits in chocolate for an easy sweet treat everyone will love!

Recipe Ingredients:

1/2 cup HERSHEY'S Milk Chocolate Chips
1/2 cup HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
1 tablespoon vegetable shortening (do not use butter, margarine, spread or oil)
Cookies, dried apricots, miniature pretzels or potato chips

Cooking Directions:

  1. Cover tray with wax paper.
  2. Place chocolate chips and shortening in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH (100%) 1 minute; stir. If necessary, microwave at HIGH an additional 15 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, just until chips are melted and mixture is smooth when stirred. Cool slightly.
  3. Dip 2/3 of each snack or fruit into chocolate mixture. Shake gently to remove excess chocolate.
  4. Place on prepared tray. Refrigerate, uncovered, about 30 minutes or until coating is firm. Store in airtight container in cool, dry place.

Makes about 1/2 cup coating.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of the Hershey Kitchens, and reprinted with permission of The Hershey Company. © The Hershey Company.