Cherry Nut Macaroons
A cure for your sweet tooth! These aren't really macaroons, but they're a great combo of sweet, tart, and crunch--and they're super-easy to whip up.
- 1 Tbs unsalted butter
- 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
- 1/4 cup almonds
- 1/4 cup walnuts
- 1/4 cup pecans
- 2 1/2 cups bran flake cereal
- 3/4 cup dried cherries
- In a food processor, chop the almonds, walnuts, and pecans until they are finely diced, set aside.
- In a microwavable bowl, melt 1 Tbsp of butter and add the chocolate chips. Microwave for about 30 seconds or until fully melted. Stir to combine.
- Gradually stir the bran cereal into the chocolate, mixing thoroughly. Add the nut mixture and dried cherries until fully combined.
- With a spoon create 1-inch balls and place them onto an ungreased cookie sheet.
- Place the cookie sheet in the fridge and let set for about an hour.
Calories from Fat 51 (47%)
(9%)Total Fat 6g
(11%)Saturated Fat 2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Total Carbohydrate 15g
(8%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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