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Vanilla & Chocolate Covered Strawberries  

Serves 2

Ingredients:

1 2/3 c (10 oz pkg) vanilla milk flavored chips
2 tb Shortening (not butter, margarine or oil), divided
1 c Semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 Pts fresh strawberries rinsed, patted dry and chilled

Cover tray with waxed paper.
In medium micro-wave safe bowl, place vanilla milk chips and 1 TBSP
shortening.
Microwave at high (100%) 1 minute; stir vigorously until chips are
melted and mixture is smooth.
If necessary, microwave at high and additional 30 seconds at a time,
just until smooth when stirred.
Holding by top, dip lower two-thirds of each strawberry into vanilla
mixture; shake gently to remove excess.
Place on prepared tray; refrigerate until coating is firm, at least 30
minutes.
In clean, microwave safe bowl, repeat microwave process with chocolate
chips; dip lower third of each berry.
Refrigerate until firm.
Cover and refrigerate leftovers.
Makes about 2 to 3 dozen berries.