Chocolate Covered Strawberries

So delicious and so elegant!!!

16 ounce milk chocolate or semi sweet chocolate chips

2 tablespoons Crisco shortening

1 pound fresh strawberries with leave

In a microwave melt chocolate chips and shortening for 1 minute. Stir. Then every 30 seconds, stirring after each until smooth. Using a toothpick or wooden kabob, dip strawberries into chocolate mixture. For strawberries with no flat side, turn strawberries upside down and stick toothpick into styrofoam to dry. Otherwise lay on wax paper to dry.