Chocolate, dried cherries, and coconut combine to create a no-bake Valentine's Day (or any day) treat that's every bit as nutritious as it is tasty.
Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
gluten-free, Paleo, vegan
AuthorStephanie McKercher, RDN
1cupdatespitted and quartered
1/2cupdried cherriespreferably unsweetened and unsulfured
1/2cupunsweetened shredded coconutdivided in half
1/4cuphemp seedsor sub with flax/chia seeds
Combine all ingredients except 1/4 cup coconut in for processor and process until well-combined. Mixture should stick together when pressed. If it's crumbling, try adding a couple of dates and processing again.
Press the mixture into a parchment-lined baking dish using hands or the back of a spoon to make sure it's firm and flat. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before cutting into squares and serving.
This recipe originally appeared on GratefulGrazer.com.