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RECIPE: Cherry Almond Chocolate Clusters

Cherry Almond Chocolate Clusters

  • 1 cup almond — whole, toasted and chopped
  • 1/2 cup dried cherries, chopped
  • 6 ounces bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped

In medium bowl toss together almonds and cherries.  Line baking sheet with waxed paper. Melt half of the chocolate in microwave safe bowl for 1 minute in microwave, stir, add 1/2 again and repeat for 30 seconds and repeat

Stir chocolate until smooth; add fruit and nut mixture.  Spoon by heaping tablespoons and place on waxed paper about 1″ apart. Refrigerate to cool and set; about 20 minutes.  Store in airtight container at room temperature.

Makes 12 chocolate treats

1 cluster = 1 serving

Per Serving: 164 Calories; 14g Fat (67.3% calories from fat); 4g Protein; 11g Carbohydrate; 4g Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 4mg Sodium.