Mini Chocolate Cherry Bites

Total Time
30mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

A super easy desert found in a Rachael Ray book. like biting into a chocolate covered cherry, only better. Cooking time includes chilling time.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon whole milk
  • 12 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 12 cup sugar-free cherry jam
  • spray whipped cream

Directions

  1. Spray a mini muffin tin with nonstick cooking spray and set aside.
  2. Put the chocolate and milk into a heat safe bowl and place over a pot of gently simmering water. Stir until melted and smooth.
  3. Stir in the pecans until well mixed.
  4. Put a heaping tablespoon of the mixture into 8 portions of the muffin tin. Using the handle of a wooden spoon, lightly press the mixture into the sides and the bottom of each portion creating a cup shape.
  5. Chill 15 minutes.
  6. Once chilled, use a thin butter knife or icing spatula to release the chocolate cups from the tin. Place them on a serving platter and fill each cup with a tablespoon of the jam.
  7. Top each with a spritz of whipped cream.
Most Helpful

Oh, goody! Chocolate, pecans and cherry jam - and that's all, unless using the cream on top. I think just about any tangy sugarless jam would work here.

rosslare October 18, 2012