Chocolate Covered Cranberries

The sweet chocolate coating combined with the surprise of sour cranberry make a fun holiday treat!


1-12 oz. package cranberries, rinsed, sorted, and dried
1-12 oz. package semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 Tablespoons shortening

Melt chocolate chips and shortening over low heat, stirring frequently until melted.  Using a toothpick, dip cranberries in the chocolate until coated and place on a plate covered with wax paper.  Refrigerate for 30 minutes