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Cherry Pecan Dark Chocolate Bar Recipe

This is a totally decadent 'Cherry Pecan Dark Chocolate Bar Recipe'.  Everyone that I have given samples to loves it. This is just one of the recipes from the Healthy Chocolate Project where I carefully teach you how to make all the healthy chocolate you would ever want.
Course Dessert
Cuisine gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian
Keyword cherry, chocolate, healthy chocolate, pecans, Vegan, vegetarian
Author Diana Herrington


  • 4 squares unsweetened chocolate approx 112 gm
  • 3 Tbsp organic virgin coconut oil
  • 2 Tbsp brown rice syrup or unpasteurized honey
  • 1/4 tsp liquid stevia
  • 1/4 cup pecans toasted and chopped
  • 1/4 cup dried unsweetened cherries chopped in half's


  • Dry roast the pecans in a toaster oven or in a frying pan (stir frequently so they do not burn).
  • Melt the chocolate in a double boiler or very carefully in a saucepan.
  • Oil a small pan with coconut oil approximately an 8 -inch square.
  • Cut the cherries in half.
  • Sprinkle the pan evenly with the cherries and pecans.
  • When the chocolate is melted; remove it from the heat.
  • Mix in the coconut oil and stevia.
  • Then mix in the brown rice syrup or honey.
  • Pour the melted chocolate mixture over the cherries and pecans.
  • Let the chocolate cool in the refrigerator or freezer.
  • Once set, cut into squares.
  • Store in a covered container in refrigerator or freezer, if desired


Find out more about the healthy ingredients for this Cherry Pecan Dark Chocolate Bar Recipe: coconut oil, honey, stevia, pecans, cherries.
*Not all chocolate comes in the same dimensions. For example:
Organic Camino Chocolate is in a 200 gm package with 36 rectangles.
200 gm divided by 36 = 5.55 gms X 20 rectangles = 111 gms.
What you need to do is use approximately 112 gms.