For those times when you need a little chocolate fix try this recipe for Dark Chocolate Nut Clusters!
The three simple ingredients in this recipe for Dark Chocolate Nut Clusters provide some health benefits…research tells us that dark chocolate provides anti-oxidants, nuts provide heart healthy oils and fruit provides fiber. This recipe for Dark Chocolate Nut Clusters, when eaten in moderation can add a delicious treat to your day. Enjoy!
Dark Chocolate Nut Clusters
1- 4 ounce bar of dark chocolate
2 cups mixed nuts or a combination of your favorites
1 cup dried cherries or your favorite dried fruit
Break chocolate bar into pieces and place in a microwave safe bowl; place bowl into microwave. Melt chocolate in the microwave for approximately 2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds or until melted and smooth. Add the nuts and fruit of choice to bowl and stir until all pieces are evenly coated. Using a teaspoon, drop bite size mounds onto parchment or wax paper lined baking sheet. Place baking sheet into a refrigerator to chill for 10 minutes allowing the chocolate to harden.