Looking for something sweet, seasonal and fun to munch on? Look no further. December 16 is National Chocolate - Covered Anything Day, which means that it is the perfect excuse for you to grab whatever you have on hand – cookies, fruits, maybe even vegetables? – and get into your chocolate-dipped groove. Get as wacky as you want! Here are some of our favorite things to dip in chocolate:
Give us good one reason why you shouldn't dip cake in chocolate. Especially delicious seasonal gingerbread cake. We'll wait.
What's the one thing that can improve anything, even truffles? That's right. BOOZE.
These are sort of…healthy? If you're a chocoholic and you're feeling wild, you can go nuts here and chop the pear into halves or quarters before dipping them, so that you get a higher ratio of chocolate to surface area. Live life on the edge.
Chocolate-covered pretzels make for a really awesome and easy treat, whether you want to impress your company, or you want to just eat all the pretzels all by yourself while you watch Netflix. Throw the craziest toppings you can dream up on them for maximum fun.
Sandwich cookies from the grocery store are pretty darn good – and we won't knock you if you want to take a shortcut and just dip those in chocolate – but have you ever made them yourself? It doesn't take that much longer than baking regular cookies, but the homemade frosting in the middle will totally win you over.
It might be tough for you to find delectably ripe, sweet strawberries in the winter, plus you might be craving something more seasonal and winter-appropriate anyway. Time to break out the clementines, for a bright, sweet, citrussy extravaganza that will make you forget all about strawberries.
Are you obsessed with sweet and salty marrying into one perfect dessert? Then dip some bacon in chocolate. What do you have to lose?
Who can resist the amazing sweet coconut pillows known as macaroons? Dip them in chocolate and you are on a totally new level. There's no coming back from this.
Two gorgeous recipes in one! Whichever festive twist you feel like putting on your batch of biscotti, we say you really can't go wrong. Make both!