Dark Chocolate Cherry + Almond Clusters are filled with sweet dried cherries, toasted almonds and crunchy rice cereal, then covered in a little too much chocolate (as if there is such a thing) and topped off with a sprinkle of sea salt!
9ouncesdark chocolate chunks/chip
1cupbrown rice crispy cerealgluten free or regular
1/2cupdried cherriesroughly chopped
Line 36 mini muffin cups with paper liners or place 36 mini muffin liners onto a baking sheet.
In a small pan over medium heat, toast the almonds for 5-7 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring freguently. Set aside and let cool completely.
Using a double broiler or microwave, melt chocolate. For microwave method, place chocolate in a medium microwave safe bowl and heat for 30 seconds at a time, stirring between times, until completely melted.
Add in the brown rice cereal, dried cherries and almonds and stir until combined.
Using 2 small spoons, scoop out a small amount and place into muffin liners. Spread evenly between 36 liners. Sprinkle each cluster with a pinch of sea salt.
Let cool completely at room temperature.
Storage - 2 weeks on counter in air-tight container