Chocolate Covered Strawberries Two Ways

I dare you to find a kid who doesn’t like a little twist in presentation.  And lollipops?  We all know how kids feel about those.  Here are two versions of chocolate covered strawberries to win over your kids.

INGREDIENTS

  • large strawberries
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 3 tsp oil (I prefer refined coconut oil)

Strawberry Lollipops

  • sturdy straws (link above for the ones I used)
  • Ribbon
  • sprinkles

Strawberry Smores

  • ½  cup marshmallows
  • 2 sheets crushed graham crackers (I like original flavor)

DIRECTIONS
1. Clean and dry strawberries very well.
2. In bowl, melt chocolate and oil, 30 seconds at a time, stirring at each interval.
3. For LOLLIPOPS: Hull strawberries and put a straw through the center.  Dip in chocolate and let excess drip off. Decorate with sprinkles.
4. For SMORES: Melt marshmallows in an oversized bowl for about 15-25 seconds.  They will puff up. Stir until melted. Dip strawberries in marshmallow, then cool stemside down.  Dip in chocolate and sprinkle on graham crackers.

SUPPLIES

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Meg is a Co-Founder of What's Up Moms and the mom to three kids (11, 9 and 6). She wishes her kids asked for caramelized brussel sprouts and wild salmon salad every night. But most of the time, you'll find her whipping up a kid-friendly pasta or a sweet treat with a healthy twist. Her motto is: everything in moderation... except coffee. Find her on Instagram @madewithmeg. {{Privy:Embed campaign=591322}}