Cherry-Walnut Bites
  • 2cups dried sour cherries
  • 8 medjool datespitted
  • 2/3cup walnut pieces
  • 2tablespoons fresh orange juice
  • 1/2teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 6tablespoons dark chocolate chips
  • 4tablespoons unsweetened shredded coconut, plus more for rolling
  1. Finely chop dried cherries, dates, and walnuts and combine in a large mixing bowl. Add orange juice, cinnamon, chocolate chips, and coconut. Mix together with hands, working into a sticky mass. Mixture should hold together; if necessary, add another chopped date or a little more juice.
  2. With clean, slightly wet hands, roll mixture into walnut-shell-size balls. Roll in excess shredded coconut, if desired. Gently place into an airtight container and refrigerate. They will become firmer as they cool.
Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Cherry-Walnut Bites
Amount Per Serving
Calories 96 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Sodium 2mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 10g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Protein 1g 2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

PER SERVING: 96 cal, 3g fat (0g mono, 2g poly, 1g sat), 0mg chol, 1g protein, 10g carb, 1g fiber, 2mg sodium