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Chocolate Covered Pineapple Recipe

This easy summer snack idea makes a chocolaty tropical treat! You won’t have to heat up your kitchen to create this chocolate covered pineapple recipe, and it only takes minutes to prepare.

These pineapple snacks will keep for up to 24 hours in the refrigerator so make them ahead for your next summer cookout or get-together. They are perfect to make on Saturday evening for that Sunday potluck too. No muss no fuss on a Sunday morning!

How to Make Chocolate Dipped Pineapple

Simple Pineapple Chocolate Snack
 
Author: Jenn
Ingredients
  • 1 fresh pineapple
  • 1 cup Wilton dark cocoa melts
  • 1/2 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup chopped macadamia nuts
  • 12 maraschino cherries with stems
Instructions
  1. Line a cookie sheet with wax or parchment paper. Set aside.
  2. Cut off the top and bottom of the pineapple.
  3. Slice the pineapple into rings, leaving the skin on.
  4. Cut the pineapple rings into wedges and lay them on the cookie sheet. Cover with plastic wrap and chill for 30 minutes.
  5. Dip a pineapple wedge into the melted chocolate. Lay on cookie sheet. Before the chocolate hardens, sprinkle with coconut and macadamia nuts. Gently press a maraschino cherry into the chocolate.
  6. Repeat step 6 until all of the pineapple wedges are decorated. Cover cookie sheet loosely with plastic wrap and chill for 30 minutes until the chocolate is completely hardened.
  7. Serve within 24 hours. 
 
These easy summer snack ideas make a chocolate tropical treat!

Chocolate-dipped pineapple makes for an easy dessert or after-school snack too. It’s like a little bit of summer in your mouth! They are also gluten-free too so serve them up with your other gluten-free kid’s snacks when they are tired of the same old, same old, and eager for a little variety.

These easy summer snack ideas make a chocolate tropical treat!

Chocolate Dipped Pineapple Snack

Jenn
This easy summer snack idea makes a chocolaty tropical treat! You won't have to heat up your kitchen to create this simple pineapple snack, and it only takes minutes to prepare!
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Prep Time 30 mins
Additional Time 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Desserts
Calories 148 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 fresh pineapple
  • 1 cup Wilton dark cocoa melts
  • ½ cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • ½ cup chopped macadamia nuts
  • 12 maraschino cherries with stems

Instructions
 

  • Line a cookie sheet with wax or parchment paper. Set aside.
  • Cut off the top and bottom of the pineapple.
  • Slice the pineapple into rings, leaving the skin on.
  • Cut the pineapple rings into wedges and lay them on the cookie sheet. Cover with plastic wrap and chill for 30 minutes.
  • In a microwave-safe bowl, microwave the dark cocoa melts for 45 seconds. Stir. Continue to microwave in 15-second intervals until completely melted. Stir after each interval.
  • Dip a pineapple wedge into the melted chocolate. Lay on cookie sheet. Before the chocolate hardens, sprinkle with coconut and macadamia nuts. Gently press a maraschino cherry into the chocolate.
  • Repeat step 6 until all of the pineapple wedges are decorated. Cover cookie sheet loosely with plastic wrap and chill for 30 minutes until the chocolate is completely hardened.
  • Serve within 24 hours. 
Keyword gluten free snack recipe, pineapple recipe, summer dessert recipe
Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Dipped Pineapple Snack
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 148 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Polyunsaturated Fat 5g
Sodium 16mg1%
Carbohydrates 16g5%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 3g6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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