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[intro]The Purple People Eater Strawberries is a fun chocolate Halloween recipe! This spooky recipe uses purple sprinkles from Sprinkle Pop to make these kid-friendly Halloween treat![/intro]
Welcome to #Choctoberfest 2018 with Imperial Sugar!
This is one of my favorite weeks of the year because #Choctoberfest is finally here! From now until the end of the week, I am joining forces with over 100 other bloggers from around the world to post delicious chocolate recipes. Every day, #Choctoberfest bloggers will be celebrating all things chocolate – milk, dark, white, bittersweet, semi-sweet, and cocoa!
We are starting with a #Choctoberfest prize pack from our generous sponsors. Scroll down to learn how you can enter to win. One lucky winner will receive the following:
- A 100-Piece Cake Decorating Kit from our blog sponsors The PinterTest Kitchen. This set includes a cake turntable, piping bags, piping tips, flower nozzles, scapers, and more.
- An Instant Pot and a 40-Pound Case of Granulated Sugar from our gold sponsor Imperial Sugar. Imperial Sugar provides high-quality sugar and sweetener products and over 100 years of time-tested recipes. Sweet things happen when people come together in the kitchen, and that’s why Imperial Sugar has been at the heart of family traditions and celebrations for generations.
- Coconut Oil and Chocolate Silk Greens from our silver sponsor Barlean’s, your trusted source for chocolatey goodness superfood nutrition. Barlean’s has a commitment to staying ahead of the innovation curve in providing the absolute highest quality product.
- A Chocolate Gift Pack from our silver sponsor Forte Chocolates. You’ll receive 12 of their most popular chocolate bars. With Forte Chocolates, you can celebrate life through chocolate. They also have a line of chocolate developed specifically to use in savory recipes.
- A Chocolate Gift Pack from our silver sponsor Divine Chocolate. You’ll receive one of each of their baking bars, a white chocolate bar, and their top 5 everyday bars. Divine Chocolate is the only Fairtrade chocolate company in the world that is owned by cocoa farmers. Their baking bars are also a delicious vegan option.
- A Selection of Sprinkles from our silver sponsor Sprinkle Pop. Sprinkle Pop’s bespoke sprinkle creations are one of a kind, just like you! At Sprinkle Pop, you can also order a custom sprinkle mix; there isn’t a sprinkle mix that you can dream up that they can’t create.
That’s a prize pack worth over $400! Open worldwide, except where prohibited. Must be 18+ to enter (21+ in some locations). See terms and conditions for more details.
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Chocolate Covered Strawberries
I decided to make a Halloween chocolate covered strawberries for my first Choctoberfest recipe. Halloween is coming up soon and a cute Halloween treat would be perfect!
Perfectly Purple Sprinkle Mix
When it was announced that Sprinkle Pop was one of the sponsors for Choctober, my mind went crazy with ideas. When I saw this beautiful Perfectly Purple Sprinkle Mix I thought, that would be cute to make sugar plums with for Christmas! The mixture of purple and metallic sprinkles are so pretty!
Halloween Purple People Eater
I was editing the Monster Pops recipe when the idea to use the purple sprinkles to make Halloween purple people eater recipe. Plus these cute purple monsters would be a wonderful kid-friendly recipe as well!
Halloween Fun Recipe
This Halloween fun recipe was easy to make. The purple sprinkles really make these chocolate covered strawberries stand out! How about making some with you kids today for Halloween treat!
- 1 bag (12 oz) Semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 12 strawberries
- Sprinkle Pop's Perfectly Purple Sprinkle Mix
- Candy eyes
- Line a cookie sheet with wax paper.
- Fill a sauce pan with water and bring it to a boil.
- Place the chocolate chips in a metal bowl and put the bowl on top the boiling water.
- Turn the heat off the water and continuously stir the chocolate chips until they are melted and smooth.
- Take the melted chocolate off the water.
- Dip the strawberries into the melted chocolate
- Next dip the chocolate strawberry into the purple sprinkle mix.
- Place the strawberry on the wax paper lined cookie sheet.
- Dip the back of the candy eye into a little bit of the melted chocolate.
- Place the eyes on the strawberry.
- Do that for the rest the strawberries and place the cookie sheet in the fridge for 1 hour so the chocolate will harden.
- Take the strawberries out and ENJOY!
Make sure the strawberries are dry, not wet when you dip them in chocolate or chocolate will not stick.
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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 37Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 2mgCarbohydrates: 7gFiber: 1gSugar: 6gProtein: 0g
Disclaimer: Thank you Chocotoberfest Sponsors: Barlean’s, Divine Chocolate, Forte Chocolates, Sprinkle Pop, and Imperial Sugar, for providing the prizes free of charge. These companies also provided the bloggers with samples and product to use for Chocotoberfest recipes. All opinions are my own.
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