Feb 20, 2013 16:25 Chocolate-Dipped Fruit Chocolate-Dipped Fruit hershey’s Feb. 20, 2013 Comments Chocolate-Dipped Fruit Servings vary, depending on what fruit you use. Recipe is from Hershey’s. 1 cup dark chocolate chips 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.