Chocolate-Dipped Fruit

Servings vary, depending on what fruit you use. Recipe is from Hershey’s.

1 cup dark chocolate chps or semisweet chocolate chips

1 tbls. shortening, do not use butter, margarine, spread or oil

Assorted fresh fruit, washed and chilled

1. Melt chocolate chips and shortening in a heavy saucepan over very low heat, stir until smooth.

2. Allow mixture to cool slightly. Dip fruit or fruit slices about 2⁄3 of the way into chocolate mixture. Shake gently to remove excess chocolate.

3. Place on a wax-paper covered tray. Refrigerate, uncovered, until chocolate is firm, about 30 minutes.

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