Cut the tops off of the strawberries to form a flat surface for the tree base.
Using a microwave safe bowl, melt the white chocolate with just a little coconut oil to make it smooth.
Add gel coloring if desired and stir until smooth. This is the time where it is great to decide how light or dark you want your trees. Use multiple different bowls to make different colors so your forest of cookies all look different.
Using a toothpick, fork, or chocolate dipping tools, dip the strawberries in chocolate and plate on wax paper lined tray or plate to harden.
Immediately place star sprinkle on top of tree and decorate with additional sprinkles as desired.
Place in refrigerator to harden up and set.
Spoon a small dab of melted chocolate in the center of the cookie and place the strawberry tree on top. Place back in the refrigerator to harden and set. They are ready to enjoy!
Clumpy Chocolate:If your chocolate is clumpy, there are a couple of things that could have happened. First, you may not have melted it properly, to begin with. The chocolate needs to be smooth before you start or they aren't going to turn outright.The other thing is that the chocolate could have seized up. This happens from heating too much or if liquid gets into the chocolate. If this happens, it is best to throw it out and start over. Best Chocolate to Use: I prefer to use basic almond bark (high shelf by the baking items and can be found at Walmart) or white baking chocolate. You can use chocolate wafers as well. Reheating Chocolate to Smooth it Out: You can smooth it and reheat it by placing it back in a microwave safe bowl. Heat it for 15-20 seconds and stir. Repeat the process until it's all melted. You generally can only do this once or so before it will seize and become crumbly.Use Firm and Fresh Strawberries: I recommend using fresh strawberries that are firm. Soft strawberries are going to leak more juice everywhere and they will make the cookies soft and mushy much faster.
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