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Tuedays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Chunky Chocolate Fruit-and-Nut Bars

Dorie Greenspan Chunky Chocolate Fruit-and-Nut Bars from Baking Chez Moi on eatlivetravelwrite.comThis week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi was an easy one – not really much of a “recipe” and able to be customised according to your tastes/ what you have on hand. My kinda recipe!

This is basically dried fruits and nuts stuck together with melted chocolate – yup, kinda reminiscent of a block Cadbury Fruit & Nut, only homemade. I used almonds, apricots and coconut for mine and I loved the flavour combination. What I did think needed tweaking, though, was the ratio of chocolate to fruit/ nuts. As you can see, there is hardly any chocolate, which made this really difficult to cut neatly into squares as I imagine it was supposed to be served. No matter, it was delicious but if I made it again, I’d definitely use more chocolate. Or, you know, buy a bar of chocolate 😉

Get the recipe for Dorie Greenspan’s Chunky Chocolate Fruit-and-Nut Bars on page 394 of Baking Chez Moi.

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7 Responses to Tuedays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Chunky Chocolate Fruit-and-Nut Bars

  1. Ashley Beardsley January 28, 2020 at 09:21 #

    I added more chocolate to mine and definitely think it needed it. Yours look picture-perfect, though!

  2. Geoff January 28, 2020 at 16:19 #

    Oh yeah… more temptation. Look really nice.

  3. Cakelaw January 28, 2020 at 17:27 #

    LOL – you can never have too much chocolate.

  4. Kim January 28, 2020 at 17:43 #

    They look good!

  5. Diane Zwang January 29, 2020 at 21:55 #

    I loved this one and I just ate the last piece. I have been savoring one piece a day. My nuts were smaller so maybe that helps with the chocolate/nut ratio? Thanks again for helping me with Cook the Books Friday:)

  6. Zosia January 30, 2020 at 10:58 #

    More chocolate is a very good idea!

  7. steph (whisk/spoon) January 30, 2020 at 17:37 #

    i had to add extra chocolate or i would have just had loose pieces. but i did like the end result!

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