Dark Chocolate Cherry Candies

Dark Chocolate Cherry Candies

Prep:
5 mins
Cooking:
2 mins
Level:
Easy
Cooling:
15 mins
Yields:
48 candies

Less than 30 minutes to prepare, these Dark Chocolate Cherry Candies are perfect to make ahead and have on hand for everyday treats or entertaining. Substitute dried apricots or sweetened dried cranberries for additional variations. Store in an airtight container at room temperature for best results.

Ingredients

Directions

LINE baking sheets with wax paper.

MICROWAVE chocolate in large, uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) power for 45 seconds; STIR. If pieces retain some of their original shape, microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals, stirring just until melted. Stir in pretzels, cherries and almonds until well coated. Drop by rounded tablespoon onto prepared trays. Refrigerate for 20 minutes. Store in airtight container at room temperature.

NOTE: Coarsely chopped dried apricots or sweetened dry cranberries can be substituted for the dried cherries.

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Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/48 candies of recipe
  • Calories 60
  • Calories from Fat 30

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 3.5g 5%
  • Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
  • Cholesterol 0mg 0%
  • Sodium 50mg 2%
  • Carbohydrates 9g 3%
  • Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
  • Sugars 4g
  • Protein 1g
  • Vitamin A 2%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Iron 2%

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