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Clean Eating Chocolate And Walnut Dipped Pear Bites

Clean Eating Chocolate And Walnut Dipped Pear Bites

This delightful appetizer is a perfectly refreshing treat for your guests!

Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Yield 1 batch
Calories 1301 kcal
Author The Gracious Pantry

Ingredients

  • water
  • 2 tsp. lemon juice
  • 3/4 cup chocolate chips (I use Lily's brand, enjoy life is good too)
  • 3 medium pears
  • 1/2 cup walnuts (ground into crumbs)
  • 1 box toothpicks
US Customary - Metric

Instructions

  1. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper and have your toothpicks handy.

  2. Set out a small to medium bowl of water and add the lemon juice in it.

  3. Melt the chocolate chips in a small slow cooker or microwave them, 1 minute at a time, stirring between each minute until fully melted.

  4. Using a melon baller, scoop the balls out of your ripe pairs. Put the balls in the lemon water temporarily to keep them from browning.

  5. When you are ready to dip them in chocolate, place them on a paper towel to remove most of the water first.

  6. Using a toothpick, pick up one ball, roll in the chocolate and then sprinkle some crushed walnuts over the chocolate while it's still warm.

  7. Set the ball on a parchment lined cookie sheet, leaving the toothpick in the ball.

  8. After dipping all of the pear balls, place the entire cookie sheet in the fridge until the chocolate is hard and you are ready to serve them (at least an hour).

Recipe Notes

Please note that the nutrition data is a ballpark figure. Exact data is not possible.

Nutrition Facts
Clean Eating Chocolate And Walnut Dipped Pear Bites
Amount Per Serving (1 entire recipe)
Calories 1301 Calories from Fat 630
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 70g 108%
Saturated Fat 23g 115%
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 97mg 4%
Potassium 745mg 21%
Total Carbohydrates 165g 55%
Dietary Fiber 20g 80%
Sugars 127g
Protein 16g 32%
Vitamin A 8.2%
Vitamin C 26.5%
Calcium 25.2%
Iron 22.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.