Summer is almost here in Georgia, even though we are technically only a couple of weeks into May. With temperatures in the mid to upper 80s, this chocolate dipped watermelon recipe is my own personal introduction to summer snacking. I love hitting the farmer’s markets on the weekends and once they start up the first week of June, I will be hunting down as many watermelon recipes as I can find. South Georgia offers an abundance of fresh watermelon throughout the entire summer and my kids will eat their weight in that succulent summer fruit! Dip that goodness in a bit of chocolate and you have a little slice of heaven right there in your hands!
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The first chocolate dipped watermelon recipe I found on Pinterest used dark chocolate. While this sounds delicious to me, my daughter doesn’t care for regular chocolate all that much. I chose to do a few white chocolate dipped watermelon slices for her and added some colorful sprinkles. Make up a few different varieties with different chocolates and toppings. Nuts, sprinkles, and shredded coconut are all tasty choices!
When making this chocolate dipped watermelon recipe, I highly recommend you use a seedless watermelon (check out my post on how to choose a ripe watermelon!). Spitting seeds out isn’t quite as easy when you have a mouth full of chocolate! You could also cut the watermelon into cubes and dip only half way into the chocolate with a toothpick. That way, it is more of a finger food and you won’t have messy rinds to deal with while nibbling. Overall, this easy watermelon recipe was a huge hit and very easy to make. It would be a delicious dessert recipe for your next outdoor party!
White Chocolate Dipped Watermelon Recipe
Looking for more easy watermelon recipes? Try this watermelon and feta salad!
Diane has a Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology with a Minor in Health Management and Policy. She spent many years working in cancer research, academics, and biotechnology. Concern over the growing incidence of human disease and the birth of her children led her to begin living a more natural life. She quickly realized that the information she was learning along the way could be beneficial to many others and started blogging as a way to share this knowledge with others. While passionate about health and the environment she can’t quite give up her favorite Cheetos and Diet Coke! Learn more about her HERE.