These Vegan chocolate covered strawberries are creamy, rich and decadent! This little dessert looks fancy and gourmet, but it is made with only 3 ingredients and takes less than 30 minutes to make. These dark chocolate strawberries are great for Valentine’s Day, Christmas, and birthdays!

Vegan chocolate covered strawberries

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • These Vegan chocolate covered strawberries are made with only 3 ingredients.
  • This recipe takes less than 30 minutes from start to finish.
  • They are no bake.
  • The sweet strawberries and rich dark chocolate pair so well together.
  • They are similar to Edible Arrangements but way cheaper and easier!
  • Add sprinkles or decorations on top for any occasion.
  • Make Pink Chocolate Covered Strawberries for Valentine’s Day!
  • This recipe is Paleo, gluten free, dairy free, Vegan, nut free, and can be made sugar free.
  • Check out these Chocolate Covered Gummy Bears for another fun idea!

Ingredients & Substitutions

There are only 3 ingredients in this Vegan chocolate covered strawberries recipe so they are all important.

Use fresh ripe strawberries for best results. Look for strawberries that are a bright red color with no discoloration or bruised spots. Strawberries that are white around the stem are not sweet enough.

For the chocolate chips, use your favorite brand. For Vegan and dairy free, use a Vegan version. I love Enjoy Life dark chocolate chis because they are Vegan and melt well.

The coconut oil adds a nice shine to these berries. It also helps thin out the melted chocolate mixture. In addition, coconut oil is hardened when chilled so it allows the chocolate coating to harden quickly.

Berries with coconut oil and chocolate

Vegan Chocolate

Chocolate is not naturally Vegan, but there are a handful of great options to buy. These brands all make Vegan chocolate chips.

Evolved Chocolate

Enjoy Life

Hu Kitchen

Pascha Chocolate

Trader Joe’s

Lily’s

Double check ingredients to ensure they are Vegan since some of these brands also make non Vegan varieties.

How to Make

Step 1

First, wash strawberries. Dry them completely. Then, line a large plate or pan with parchment paper.

Step 2

In a microwave safe dish, add dark chocolate chips and coconut oil. Microwave in 30 second increments, stopping to stir between each increment.

Melted dark chocolate in bowl

Step 3

Once smooth and creamy, dip each strawberry into the melted chocolate mixture. Next, place on parchment paper.

Strawberry dipped in melted chocolate

Step 4

Repeat process for all strawberries.

Vegan chocolate strawberries on plate

Step 5

Place plate in fridge. Chill for at least 20 minutes or until chocolate coating has hardened.

Plate of chocolate strawberries

Step 6

Finally, serve Vegan chocolate covered strawberries!

Expert Tips & Tricks

Use fresh ripe strawberries for best results.

After washing, dry berries completely before dipping. Any extra water will prevent the chocolate coating from sticking.

When making the chocolate mixture, microwave only 30 seconds at a time. Then, stop and stir until smooth and creamy. Mine only needed 2 increments, for a total of 1 minute in the microwave.

Allow the chocolate coating to fully harden before serving.

Berries on plate

How to Serve & Store

Serve Vegan chocolate covered strawberries once the chocolate coating has hardened completely.

Store in the fridge for up to 2 to 3 days. They are best eaten in the first 24 hours of making them.

While these strawberries freeze fine, they do not thaw well. The strawberries become mushy when thawing.

Variations & Add Ins

These dark chocolate covered strawberries are a great base for all the toppings! Consider sprinkling some of these toppings on before placing in the fridge to chill.

Sprinkles

Coconut flakes

Crushed nuts

Well crushed Oreos

Sea salt

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I buy chocolate covered strawberries?

The easiest place to buy chocolate covered strawberries online is through Edible Arrangements.

How do I melt the chocolate?

Add chocolate chips and coconut oil to a bowl. Microwave for 30 seconds. Stop and stir. Microwave another 30 seconds if needed. Stir until creamy.

Are they healthy?

They are healthy enough in my book!

Can I use white chocolate?

Sure!

Can I freeze them?

These freeze fine, but they do not thaw well.

Vegan chocolate covered strawberries on plate

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Vegan chocolate covered strawberries

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These Vegan chocolate covered strawberries are decadent and delicious! They are made with only 3 ingredients and come together quickly and easily. This healthy little treat is great for Valentine's Day, the holidays and birthdays!
5 from 18 votes

Ingredients

Instructions 

  • First, wash strawberries. Dry them completely. Line a large plate or baking pan with parchment paper.
  • In a microwave safe dish, add dark chocolate chips and coconut oil. Microwave in 30 second increments, stopping to stir between each increment.
  • Once smooth and creamy, dip each strawberry into the melted chocolate mixture. Place on parchment paper.
  • Repeat process for all strawberries.
  • Place plate or pan in fridge. Chill for at least 20 minutes or until chocolate coating has hardened.
  • Finally, serve!

Notes

  • Dry strawberries completely before dipping in chocolate.  Any water on the strawberries will prevent the chocolate from sticking.
  • Use Vegan chocolate chips to keep this recipe Vegan.
  • I used and love Enjoy Life dark chocolate chips.
  • My chocolate mixture only needed 2 increments of 30 seconds in the microwave.  Stop and stir to prevent burning.
  • Allow chocolate coating to fully harden before serving.
  • Store in the fridge for up to 2 days.  The strawberries will begin to ripen too much after about 2 to 3 days.
Calories: 48kcal, Carbohydrates: 5g, Protein: 1g, Fat: 3g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g, Monounsaturated Fat: 1g, Sodium: 1mg, Potassium: 2mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 1g, Vitamin A: 1IU, Vitamin C: 1mg, Calcium: 1mg, Iron: 1mg

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