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Chocolate Covered Fruit: Easy Dessert Ideas

Happy New Year, everyone! What are some of your new year resolutions? We decided to end our year with some delicious chocolate covered fruit, because it’s chocolate covered fruit, that’s why!

Chocolate Covered Fruit: Easy Dessert Ideas

I mean, can fruit look more delicious?

Chocolate covered kiwi lollipops with sprinkles

We were actually really pressed for time, and frantically trying to get everything ready for our new year’s party, so this was the fastest and easiest dessert I could think of that would satisfy both kids and adults alike. The kiwis on sticks were a big hit with the kids. And the oranges with sea salt were a big hit with the grown ups. The strawberries were a hit with everyone, obviously.

chocolate covered oranges with sea salt flakes

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The best thing about this dessert is that it’s super easy to make. All you need is:

Fruit – I used organic strawberries, kiwi and mandarin oranges.
Dark Chocolate – I used Guittard brand
Sprinkles (optional)
Sea Salt Flakes (optional)
Coconut Oil
Lollipop sticks

Dark Chocolate Covered Fruit: Easy Dessert Ideas

Just melt the chocolate with coconut oil on the stove using the double broiler method and simply dip, sprinkle and cool. Easy.

So the big question is, was anyone able to stay up until midnight?! I’m a night owl at heart, so I was up. But my husband was out like a light. *sigh.

Chocolate covered Fruit: Easy Dessert Ideas for kids and adults.

Happy new year!!!! Let me know what yummy things you guys made for the kids and your family in the comments! Or head over to my Instagram and connect!

Chocolate Covered Fruit

Ingredients

  • Kiwi, Strawberries, mandarin oranges
  • 1 cup of dark chocolate
  • 1-2 tsp of coconut oil
  • sea salt flakes (optional)
  • Sprinkles (optional)

Instructions

  1. Wash and dry strawberries - keep stem on
  2. Peel and cut kiwi in thick slices
  3. Gently push lollipop stick into the middle of the sliced kiwi
  4. Peel Oranges
  5. Using the double broiler method, melt dark chocolate and coconut oil over a gentle simmer mixing with a spatula until melted
  6. Dip the fruit half way in and set down on parchment paper
  7. Sprinkle with sprinkles or sea salt flakes if desired
  8. Let cool in room temperature or in the freezer for approx 15 mins
  9. Enjoy!
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