Crushed pretzel sticks or almonds make a crunchy topping for chocolate-covered strawberries. The salty pretzels are a perfect complement to the melted chocolate.

Recipe courtesy of Aaron McCargo Jr.
Show: Big Daddy’s House
Episode: My Favorite Valentine

Total: 15 min
Active: 10 min
Yield: 8 strawberries
Level: Easy


  • 1 cup pretzel rods
  • 1 cup almonds
  • 3 (4-ounce) bars semisweet chocolate, melted (recommended: Valrhona chocolate)
  • 8 long-stemmed strawberries



Chop pretzels and nuts and place in 2 separate bowls. Chop chocolate.

In a double boiler, melt chocolate until smooth and velvety.

Dip strawberries in chocolate and then in pretzels or nuts.

Place covered strawberries on a 1/2 sheet tray lined with waxed paper. Allow to set at room temperature and serve