Chocolate Strawberry Trees
By Paula Deen
- Prep time: 15 minutes
- Cook time: 10 minutes
- Servings: 2 chocolate strawberry trees
- 6 quarts strawberries
- 2 (24 in) styrofoam topiary trees
- 6 large toffee candy bars
- round toothpicks
In a double boiler, melt chocolate bars. Take 3 quarts of the strawberries and dip individual strawberries halfway into the chocolate and set on waxed paper to dry in the refrigerator.
To assemble trees, starting at the bottom, toothpick 1 plain strawberry (stem side in) into Styrofoam. Toothpick a chocolate strawberry (stem side in) into Styrofoam. Alternate plain and chocolate moving around the tree until it is covered with strawberries. Top tree with one strawberry facing up vertically.