10 Things You Can Dip in Chocolate (and call it a gift!)




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10 Things You Can Dip in Chocolate (and call it a gift!) Easy no bake holiday food gifts anybody can make!

 


 

Peanuts

Salty Spanish peanuts, (skins on!) enrobed in dark chocolate make the most irresistible crunchy little clusters.  Package them in a cute tin and prepare to get compliments.

Get the recipe here: Spanish Peanut Clusters.

Spanish peanut clusters

 


 

Fritos

Yes, you read that right.  Just dip, bag, bow, ‘n go.  They’re amazing, by the way.

Get the recipe here: Chocolate Dipped Fritos

Chocolate Dipped Fritos

 

 


Apricots

Chewy sweet/tart apricots become a luxe treat when you dip them in good quality chocolate.  This is the kind of thing you find in high end chocolatiers, and they’re so easy to make at home.  The best last minute gift ever!

Get the recipe here: Dark Chocolate Dipped Apricots.

chocolate covered apricots

 


 

Strawberries

This is a classic, and always a great idea if you can get your hands on some good berries.

Get the recipe here: Easy Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

Photo of a strawberry being dipped in white chocolate for easy chocolate dipped strawberries.

 


 

Nabisco Famous Wafers

These thin mints are always a big hit ~ just dip the chocolate wafers in white chocolate and shower with crushed candy-canes, festive and easy-peasy!

Get the recipe here: Easy No Bake White Chocolate Thin Mints

no bake white chocolate thin mints

 


 

Pretzels

There’s something about the sweet and salty combination that gets ’em every time.  The key to these dipped pretzels is to splurge on top grade chocolate (it’s a gift, after all!)

Get the recipe here: Dark Chocolate Dipped Pretzels

chocolate dipped pretzels

 


 

Macadamia Nuts

Macadamia nuts are special on their own, but enrobe them in buttery blonde chocolate and you’ve got quite a treat.  Make your own caramelized chocolate or buy it ready made for this unusual recipe.

Get the recipe here: Blonde Macadamia Bark

blonde chocolate macadamia bark

 


 

Spoons

I’ve always loved this idea, they make such a pretty presentation and you can give them on their own, or with a bag of hot cocoa mix packaged in an oversized mug.

Get the recipe here: Chocolate Dipped Spoons

Chocolate Dipped Spoons

 


 

Orange Slices

Find the readymade citrus slices at Trader Joes, then dip in great chocolate, which can also be found at TJs.  To candy the oranges from scratch, see the recipe below.

Get the recipe here: Chocolate Dipped Candied Oranges

candied citrus slices

 


 

Ritz Crackers

Turn a box of crackers into a gorgeous box of ‘homemade’ holiday cookies ~ no one needs to know your secret ;)

Get the recipe here: No Bake Chocolate Covered Ritz Cracker Cookies

Ritz crackers dipped in chocolate

 

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9 Comments

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    2 sisters recipes
    December 19, 2018 at 10:28 am

    These are truly the best gifts during this holiday season! Fantastic ideas and recipes- we love them all!!

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    Gabi
    December 19, 2018 at 10:10 am

    Sometimes the most simple things are the best. I love especially your colorful chocolate spoons. Thanks for inspiring me, Sue!

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    Joanie
    December 19, 2018 at 9:36 am

    I love this post so much! This has been such a busy time and I didn’t think I would have the time to make any Christmas goodies until I found your article. Thank you – so many wonderful ideas here.

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    georgie
    December 19, 2018 at 9:10 am

    THIS!!! This is the best post ever, I am an absolute chocoholic! These all make such gorgeous little gifts, I am all for making edible gifts for Christmas!

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    Jessica Formicola
    December 19, 2018 at 8:59 am

    This post is making me want to dip allllll the things in chocolate!

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    Raquel DeHoyos
    December 19, 2018 at 8:46 am

    I’m headed to Texas for the holidays soon, where Fritos reign supreme. Chocolate Fritos are going to blow some minds. Thanks for this great post and all the yummy ideas!

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      Sue
      December 19, 2018 at 9:07 am

      Haha, I bet they will!

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    John / Kitchen Riffs
    December 19, 2018 at 8:03 am

    Chocolate Fritos? Gotta try them! Fun post — thanks. And Happy Holidays!

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      Sue
      December 19, 2018 at 8:11 am

      Seriously John…so good :)

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