Christmas Chocolate Covered Strawberries

These Christmas Chocolate Covered Strawberries have the classic flavor of strawberries and chocolate, and they’re decorated in a festive way. They’re the perfect treat for the holiday season.

christmas chocolate covered strawberries on a white plate

We love our Christmas-themed treats. From cakes to cupcakes and more, we love to make desserts that look like characters and scenery. One of our favorite recipes like that to make is these chocolate covered strawberries. They look just like strawberries!

christmas chocolate covered strawberry covered in a sprinkles and held in a womens hand

❤️ Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • They’re super easy to make and so festive.
  • They look like red-nosed reindeer!
  • Everyone loves chocolate covered strawberries.


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You’ll only need a handful of readily available ingredients to make this recipe. We’re highlighting the major ones below, but you’ll find the complete list of ingredients along with amounts in the recipe card at the end of the post.

  • Strawberries
  • White chocolate
  • Chocolate chips
  • Christmas sprinkles
  • Cookie icing
  • Google eye sprinkles

🔪 How to Make Christmas Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Making this recipe is a very straightforward affair. It only takes a little melting, a little dipping, and then a little waiting. That’s it!

Step 1: Prep

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set it aside. Then, wash and dry the strawberries.

Step 2: Make the White Chocolate Strawberries

Melt the white chocolate along with 1 tsp of coconut oil to prevent seizing. Then, dip half the strawberries in the chocolate and then roll in a shallow dish of sprinkles. Place them on the parchment paper to harden.

strawberry being dipped in chocolate

Step 3: Make the Chocolate Strawberry Reindeer

Melt the chocolate chips with 1 tsp of coconut oil. Dip the strawberries in the chocolate and place them on the parchment paper. While the chocolate is setting, place 6 chocolate sprinkles at the top of the strawberries to look like antlers.

Step 4: Add the Eyes

Before the chocolate is totally set, add googly eye sprinkles under the antlers.

dessert being dipped in red sprinkles

Step 5: Make the Nose

Once the chocolate is set, add a large dot of cookie icing to the tip of the strawberry reindeer. Then, dip the “nose” in red sprinkles to coat.

Step 6: Chill

Chill the strawberries until ready to serve. Bring them out 30 minutes before serving, then enjoy.


Do you want to change up this recipe and make it your own? Here are some ways that you can do that!

  • Almond Bark – You can use white almond bark in place of white chocolate and chocolate almond bark in place of chocolate chips.
  • Pretzel Antlers – You can use small broken pieces of pretzels to make antlers. Just poke them into the strawberries at the top.

If you like chocolate recipes, then check out these delicious chocolate peppermint truffles.

🥄 Equipment

You’ll only need a few simple kitchen implements to make this recipe.

  • Baking sheet
  • Parchment paper
  • Shallow bowls
  • Deep bowl
chooclate covered strawberry biten in half

🥫 Storage

Store these in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to 2 days.

💭 Tips

  • Be sure your strawberries are thoroughly dried or the chocolate won’t adhere to them.
  • It’s important to work quickly, so everything sticks to the strawberries.

⁉️ FAQ

Do you have questions about this recipe? Here are the answers to the most commonly asked questions.

Who invented chocolate covered strawberries?

This combination is so delicious, you might think it has been around for centuries. However, it was actually invented in the 1960s by Lorraine Lorusso at a Stop ‘N’ Shop in Chicago, Illinois.

Why do chocolate covered strawberries sweat?

It’s condensation and it’s unavoidable. Both the chocolate and the strawberries have moisture which will sweat out with large temperature changes.

How do you keep chocolate covered strawberries from sweating?

Place a couple of sheets of paper towels in the bottom of an airtight container and store the strawberries on top of it.

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Chrsitmas Chocolate Covered Strawberries

These Christmas chocolate covered strawberries are the perfect holiday treat. They're sweet, delicious, and so cute!
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 15 Strawberries
Calories: 139kcal


  • baking sheet
  • parchment paper
  • Shallow bowls
  • Deep bowl


  • 1 pound strawberries
  • 1 cup white chocolate
  • Christmas sprinkles
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 2 teaspoons coconut oil seperated
  • Chocolate sprinkles
  • Red sprinkles
  • Cookie Icing
  • Google eye sprinkles


  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  • Wash and dry strawberries.
  • Melt white chocolate with 1 tsp coconut oil to keep chocolate from seizing.
  • Dip strawberry in white chocolate and then directly in sprinkles. Place on the parchment paper lined baking sheet to set.
  • Melt chocolate chips with 1 tsp of coconut oil.
  • Dip strawberry in chocolate and set on the baking sheet.
  • White chocolate is setting place 6 chocolate sprinkles at the top of the strawberry arranged to look like antlers.
  • Before chocolate is totally set place two googly eye sprinkles under the antlers.
  • Once chocolate is set, make a large dot of white cookie icing at the tip of the strawberry for a nose.
  • Dip the icing dot in red sprinkles, giving the strawberry a rudolph nose.
  • Store strawberries in the refrigerator and bring out 30 min before serving.


If strawberries are not completely dry the chocolate will not adhere as well.
Any nutritional data I provide is an approximation and actual dietary information can vary based on ingredients and proportion sizes. 


Serving: 1Strawberry | Calories: 139kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 11mg | Potassium: 115mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 7IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 0.2mg

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