Chocolate Covered Strawberry Ideas for Valentine's Day

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If you like chocolate-dipped strawberries, you are going to love this collection of Valentine's chocolate covered strawberry ideas!  Whether it's creative variations on the perfect chocolate-covered strawberries or scrumptious baked goods inspired by this classic flavor combination, you'll find the perfect valentine’s day dessert in this roundup.

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1. Classic Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

Basic chocolate covered strawberries decorated in different ways on a white plate, for the Chocolate Covered Strawberry Valentine's Ideas Roundup.

Let's start the roundup with classic homemade chocolate-covered strawberries.  Microwave or double boiler?  Wax paper or parchment paper? What do you do with the excess chocolate?  This post gives step-by-step instructions for making easy chocolate-covered strawberries, and ideas for dressing them up with embellishments like a white chocolate drizzle, or bright pink chocolate drizzle, or additions like crushed nuts or sprinkles.   Have fun and be creative, but this post will give you all the basics for turning fresh strawberries into a delicious treat for Valentine's day or any special occasion.

Clever Ideas to Display Chocolate Covered Strawberries for Valentine's Day:

Chocolate covered strawberries are a classic no-bake treat, and are delicious in any form, but you can have creative fun with the presentation, too.  Here are some clever ways to make and display chocolate covered strawberries for Valentine's day or any special occasion.

2. Heart Shaped Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Heart shaped, chocolate covered strawberries on a stick, on a white pottery plate.

Chocolate covered strawberries really are the perfect valentines chocolate -- especially when they're shaped like hearts!  These strawberry hearts are incredibly easy to make as soon as you know the easy trick to cutting strawberries into heart shapes.

3. Chocolate Covered Strawberry Bouquet

Chocolate covered strawberry bouquet in a glass vase.

A chocolate covered strawberry bouquet is an easy way to create an impressive display for gift-giving.  The chocolate coating can easily be enhanced with edible gold leaf and chocolate shavings to add extra glamour to your edible arrangement.

4. Chocolate Covered Strawberry Kebabs

Four chocolate covered strawberry kebabs, two plain, two covered in rainbow sprinkles, on a white plate.  Each chocolate covered strawberry skewer has four berries.

It doesn't get much easier than these chocolate covered strawberry kebabs!  Just slide the hulled strawberries on bamboo skewers and dip strawberries in good quality chocolate.  Add sprinkles for extra fun.  Who doesn't like delicious food on a stick?

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Inspired Baked Goods

Chocolate-covered strawberry inspired treats are fun to make for valentines day as well.  Check out these delicious recipes for cakes, cookies, and other delicious baked goods inspired by delicious chocolate covered strawberries. 

5. Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cookies

Strawberry container filled with chocolate covered strawberry cookies, with chocolate covered strawberries on the table beside the basket.

Chocolate covered strawberry cookies--who would have thought?  These fudgy, intensely chocolate cookies are dotted with freeze dried strawberries.  The have the sweet taste of strawberries and chocolate in an irresistible cookie.  

6. Chocolate Covered Strawberry Madeleines

Chocolate covered strawberry madeline cookies a white bowl on a white wooden surface.

These chocolate covered strawberry madeleines are delicate and delicious, and the dusting of freeze dried strawberry pieces provide a punch of bright fruit flavor as well as a lovely visual element.

7. Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cheesecake

Chocolate covered strawberry cheesecake decorated with swirls of pink strawberry frosting and chocolate covered strawberries.

Chocolate covered strawberry cheesecake is the ultimate dessert inspired by chocolate covered strawberries.  A creamy strawberry cheesecake is paired with a chocolate Oreo crust and topped with dark chocolate ganache.  Decadent and utterly delicious!

8. Chocolate Covered Strawberry Pavlova

Chocolate covered strawberry pavlova on a white plate.

Looking for a great gluten-free recipe with all the fabulous flavors of this classic combination?  Try making a chocolate covered strawberry pavlova.

9. Chocolate Covered Strawberry Brownies

Blue plate with four slices of chocolate covered strawberry brownies.

I'm a big fan of gooey, decadent brownies, so these chocolate covered strawberry brownies look outrageously delicious to me!  

10. Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cake

Chocolate covered strawberry cake decorated with strawberry frosting, chocolate ganache drip, and topped with chocolate covered strawberries.

Chocolate strawberries and a chocolate ganache drip adorn this delicious cake frosted in strawberry buttercream icing.  Is this the ultimate chocolate covered strawberry cake?  Why yes, I do believe it is.

11. Easy Strawberries and Cream Chocolate Cake

Easy layered chocolate, whipped cream, and strawberry cake on a white plate.

If you love the idea of a chocolate covered strawberry cake but the cake decorating in the previous link looks like a little too much work, check out this absolute beauty of a Strawberries and Cream Chocolate Cake!  I love the naked cake style of decorating--so beautiful, and so easy!  Fudgy layers or chocolate cake are layered with whipped cream, fresh strawberry slices, and curls of chocolate to make this gorgeous, easy Valentine's day dessert.

12. Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cupcakes

Chocolate covered strawberry cupcake on a white plate.

This simple recipe for chocolate covered strawberry cupcakes couldn't be easier--but they're absolutely impressive and delicious!

13. Chocolate Covered Strawberry Ganache Tart

Chocolate covered strawberry ganache tart.

A high quality chocolate is the key to an amazing ganache, and this recipe will teach you exactly how to make this decadent dessert.  Add juicy strawberries and you've got an amazing chocolate covered strawberry ganache tart that will make you swoon.

14. Chocolate and Strawberry Dessert Pizza

Chocolate covered strawberry dessert pizza on a wooden pizza peel.

Chocolate covered strawberry dessert pizza is a fun twist on this classic flavor profile.  It's easy to make with Nutella spread and fresh strawberries and is one of our favorite treats to make on pizza night.  For best results, sprinkle with brown sugar that will carmelize into a candy-like crunch on the top of the pizza.

15. Chocolate Covered Strawberry Italian Tarts

Chocolate covered strawberry Italian valentine's day tarts on a white plate.

These heart shaped chocolate covered strawberry tarts are perfect to make this time of year.  You will need some special equipment to make the heart shaped chocolate tart shells, but they're so cute and delicious, it's definitely worth it!

Variations on Classic Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Chocolate covered strawberries are amazing, but you can have a lot of fun playing with the basic concept.  How about using creamy white chocolate instead of milk chocolate or chocolate wafers?  What about other coatings and creative additions? The ideas in this section take you beyond the basic chocolate-covered strawberries recipe.

16. Easy Chocolate Fondue

Strawberry dipped in chocolate fondue for Chocolate Covered Strawberry Valentine's Ideas Roundup.

Turn dessert into an interactive activity with this easy chocolate fondue recipe!  You can dip all sorts of delicious things in the fondue, of course, but you can't beat strawberries and chocolate fondue!

17.  Chocolate Covered Strawberries Decorated with Gold Leaf

Chocolate covered strawberries decorated with edible gold leaf on a small white plate.

The easiest way to dress up plain chocolate covered strawberries is with edible gold leaf.  Check out how easy it is to use in this tutorial.

18. Pink Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Pink chocolate covered strawberries for Valentine's day.

You can easily make chocolate covered strawberries with a different color of chocolate, like these light pink chocolate covered strawberries.  How perfect for Valentine's day! If you want a more vibrant pink color, you can use bright pink chocolate melts.  Almond bark can also be used instead of  pink or white chocolate melts.

And if you have any leftover melted bright pink chocolate, you can use it to make these chocolate heart-shaped Valentine's day cupcake toppers!

19. Chocolate Covered Strawberries Dipped in Crushed Oreos

Chocolate covered strawberries rolled in crushed Oreo cookie crumbs on a white plate.

Play with texture by coating your chocolate covered strawberries in crushed oreos.  It adds another layer of chocolate decadence to an already delicious treat.

20. Chocolate Stuffed Strawberries

Chocolate stuffed strawberries for a Chocolate Covered Strawberry Valentine's Ideas Roundup.

How about we turn our theme inside out and make some chocolate stuffed strawberries?  You can stuff strawberries with all sorts of delicious fillings, but to keep with our strawberry-chocolate theme, think about using chocolate mousse, ganache, or for an incredibly fast and easy chocolate and strawberry treat, stuff them with Nutella!

21. Easy Strawberry Chocolate Dessert Kabobs

Easy strawberry chocolate and marshmallow dessert kabobs on a white plate.

These strawberry chocolate dessert skewers are incredibly easy to make, and are a big hit with kids.  Simply skewer chocolate donut holes or brownie bites, marshmallows, and strawberries on a stick and drizzle with melted chocolate for a dessert everyone will love.

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Breakfast Ideas:

Chocolate covered strawberries for breakfast?  Don't mind if I do with one of these delicious recipes.

22. Chocolate Covered Strawberry Smoothie Bowl

Chocolate covered strawberry smoothie bowl for a Valentine's day breakfast.

This chocolate covered strawberry smoothie bowl is delicious, nutritious, and absolutely gorgeous.  Who wouldn't want to start the day like this?

23. Chocolate Covered Strawberry Overnight Oats

Chocolate covered strawberry overnight oats for a Valentine's day breakfast.

I love making overnight oats, and this chocolate covered strawberry overnight oats recipe looks absolutely amazing.  

Bonus. Chocolate Covered Strawberry Pancakes

Stack of chocolate covered pancakes topped with whipped cream, fresh strawberries, and chocolate curls.

I recently developed this chocolate pancake recipe, and knew I had to include it in this roundup of chocolate covered strawberry foods.  So you get a bonus recipe in this section!

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Flavored Candy Recipes

Homemade candies inspired by chocolate covered strawberries are the perfect way to show someone you care on Valentine's day. 

24. Chocolate Covered Strawberry Truffles

Bowl of chocolate covered strawberry truffles.  One truffle has a a bite taken out of it, showing the dark chocolate interior.

Silky chocolate truffles coated in freeze dried strawberry powder make the most amazing strawberry chocolate truffles.  Anyone would be lucky to get a box of these.

25. White Chocolate Strawberry Truffles

Closeup picture of a pile of white chocolate covered strawberry truffles.  The center truffle is cut in half so you can see the strawberry flavored interior of the Valentine's day candy.

Not a dark chocolate fan?  Try making these white chocolate covered strawberry truffles.  This is a strawberry recipe your valentine will love.

What are you making for Valentine's Day?

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Nicole Wills, creator of Tikkido

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