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Chocolate Strawberry Ghosts

These spooky chocolate covered strawberry ghosts are a fun and easy Halloween treat! Dip strawberries in melted white chocolate and chocolate for the eyes to give them a ghostly appearance.

Want more Halloween recipes? Try my Halloween Rice Krispie treats, Halloween Oreo balls and spider cookies!

Chocolate strawberry ghosts on a plate.
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White chocolate strawberries on the counter.

How to Make Strawberry Ghosts

Melt white chocolate in the microwave in 30 second intervals until melted and smooth. Dip strawberries into white chocolate, turning to coat. Place the strawberry on parchment paper lined pan and drag the strawberry to create a ghost tail. Chill for 5-10 minutes.

Dipping chocolate on strawberries.

Melt dark chocolate candy melts in the microwave until smooth. Then using the back of a mini spoon or toothpick draw on the eyes and mouth.

Chocolate covered strawberry ghosts on a plate.

Place the strawberry ghosts in the fridge for 5 minutes or until hardened.

Strawberry ghosts on a plate.

Recipe Variations

  • Use mini chocolate chips: Instead of melted chocolate for the eyes and mouth, make it even easier by using mini chocolate chips!
  • Use black icing: Instead of chocolate for the face, try using a small tube of black icing.
  • White chocolate: Instead of white chocolate melting wafers, use chopped white baking chocolate, white chocolate almond bark or vanilla Candiquick.
  • Candy eyeballs: Skip melting the dark chocolate melting wafers and simply add candy eyeballs for a silly strawberry ghost.
  • Unique expressions: Get creative with your ghostly strawberries! Try an open mouth expression, different sized eyes or even lay them on their side.

Storage Instructions

While these taste best fresh, they can be stored in a covered airtight container in the refrigerator for 2-3 days.

To reduce condensation on the chocolate covered strawberry ghosts during storage, place a paper towel in the bottom of the container.

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Strawberry ghosts on a plate.

Strawberry Ghosts

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Author: Jamielyn Nye
These spooky chocolate covered strawberry ghosts are a fun and easy Halloween treat! Dip strawberries in melted white chocolate gives them a ghostly appearance!
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Chill: 10 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 18 strawberries



  • 18 medium strawberries , washed and dried very well
  • 8 ounces white chocolate melting wafers , I prefer Ghiradelli
  • 2 ounces dark chocolate melting wafers , or use mini chocolate chips


  • Line a baking sheet or the counter with parchment or wax paper. Make sure your strawberries are washed and completely dry before beginning (any water will ruin them). I like to leave them on paper towels for a couple hours after washing.
  • In a microwave-safe bowl, melt the white chocolate melting wafers at 50% power for 30 second intervals, stirring in between. When chocolate is almost melted, remove from microwave and stir until completely melted and smooth.
  • Holding the strawberries by the stem, dip into the white chocolate, turning to coat the entire strawberry. Place the strawberry on the pan and drag the strawberry to create a ghost line. Repeat with remaining strawberries. Chill 5 to 10 minutes, or until the chocolate has hardened.
  • Melt dark chocolate using the instructions above. Then use the back of a mini spoon to draw on the eyes and mouth. Alternatively place mini chocolate chips on right after dipping the white chocolate.
  • Refrigerate for 5 minutes to harden.


Tip: Wash your strawberries the day before so they have time to completely dry.
Storage: Store in a covered container in the refrigerator for 2-3 days. Best served the first day. 


Calories: 85kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 30mg | Potassium: 61mg | Fiber: 0.4g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 6IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 0.2mg

Nutrition provided is an estimate. It will vary based on specific ingredients used.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American

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