White Chocolate Palettes With Dried Fruit and Nuts

Total Time
1hr 5mins
45 mins
20 mins

I make these for a Christmas platter. They are easy and very pretty. Not what you would usually find on a dessert tray. The cooking time is the chilling time.

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  • 8 ounces best quality white chocolate, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons toasted coarsely chopped almonds
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped dried cranberries
  • 2 tablespoons toasted coarsely chopped pecans
  • 2 dried apricots, cut into small pieces
  • 2 tablespoons shelled pistachios


  1. In medium bowl, melt chocolate over simmering water until completely smooth.
  2. Meanwhile, line 2 baking trays with parchment, set aside.
  3. In small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients.
  4. Drop about 1 tsp chocolate onto the lined trays. Continue until trays are full, then gently give trays a shake to round out the circles.
  5. Dot each circle with scant tsp of fruit/nut mixture.
  6. Place trays in fridge for 20 minutes.
  7. Carefully remove palettes from trays and place in an airtight container for up to 7 days.