Prep 5 mins
Cook 5 mins
In my quest for cranberry recipes, I came across this little gem. Try it, you'll like it! From the Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association. This fits into the Mid West, New England and Canadian regions.
- Melt chocolate chips and shortening over low heat, stirring frequently until melted.
- Dip cranberries in chocolate with toothpick until coated.
- Place on wax paper.
- Refrigerate until firm.
Great fun Sharon! I had a hard time keeping daughter #3 out of these. I had been dipping other foods, and had some chocolate left so tried this, and am glad that I did. I didn't bother with the toothpick, just threw some fresh berries into the melted chocolate, then fished them out - one by one - with my dipping fork. It was easy, pretty and a fun addition to all the other sweets.
I had fun with this recipe. It started with the cranberries, which were very good. Nice pop under all that chocolate.(I used frozen cranberries, and that worked fine) I also wanted to dip some other things, strawberries, walnuts and peanuts. Fun and good chocolate snacks were had by all! Thank you Sharon 123.
I make these often for Christmas. However, I do not pierce them with a toothpick. This causes a leak in the berry. I also dip them a few weeks ahead of when I want them. I put them in a container and store them in the back of the refrigerator. This way they are left alone. The time allows them to start fermenting. This, to me is what really makes them taste good.