Fruit and Nut Chocolate Bites

Fruit and nuts chocolate bites - these really do what they say on the tin. Add your favourite dried fruits and nuts to your favourite vegan chocolate and you've suddenly created a customised bar.

I love having one of these with an afternoon tea or as dessert in the evenings. Don't underestimate the ability to impress your dinner guests with a beautifully set out dessert board of homemade chocolate and cut up fruit. Don't miss out the rice krispies in this, it gives the chocolate a fun crunch and texture!                         

Why should you make it?

  • Easy to make
  • Takes less than 10 minutes to throw together (we're leaving out the painful fridge setting waiting game) 
  • It's yours to customise 
Tip: For those who like neat slices, run your knife under hot water and wipe until completely dry, your chocolate will slice better.
 

Don’t forget to tag #makankitchenstories. <3

Ingredients:

  • 200g chocolate, chopped
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil 
  • 80g cashews, roughly chopped
  • 50g dried apricots
  • 50g raisins
  • 20g rice krispies

Method:

  1. Line a tray with baking paper and set aside.

  2. Place the chocolate into a heat-proof bowl and add the coconut oil. Place the bowl over a pan of simmering water and melt, stirring occasionally.

  3. In a separate bowl, add the cashews, apricots, raisins and rice krispies.

  4. Pour the melted chocolate on top and stir until combined.

  5. Pour into a lined tray and shake distribute evenly. Press down with a spatula if needed.

  6. Allow to set in the fridge for a couple of hours.

  7. Once set, slice into squares (see tip) and keep stored in the fridge.

Don’t forget to tag @makansnacks and #makankitchenstories if you make it!

 

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