Simple Vegan Fruit and Nut Clusters

This is a super quick and easy dessert or snack to make for an event or just for some snacks for the week. They are also so delicious and can be kept in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

Makes 18 clusters

Ingredients:

½ cup chopped pecans
½ cup chopped dark chocolate bar
½ cup bittersweet chocolate  chips
¼ cup dried cranberries
¼ cup dried cherries

Directions:

  1. Preheat over to 350 F. Line large baking sheet with wax paper.
  2. Toast pecans on second unlined baking sheet for 8 to 10 minutes. Set aside.
  3. Melt both chocolates in a medium glass bowl in a microwave for 2 minutes, stopping to stir chocolate every 30 seconds to prevent burning. Stir until chocolate is completely melted.
  4. Stir in cranberries, cherries, and pecans into melted chocolate.  Drop tablespoon size clusters onto prepared baking sheet 1 inch apart. Refrigerate 30 minutes, or until chocolate is set.
Nutritional Facts: per cluster
77 cal; <1g protein; 6g total fat (2g sat fat); 8g carb; 0mg chol; <1mg sod; 1g fiber; 6g sugars
*This recipe is based off of  a recipe from Vegetarian Times Magazine

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