Chocolate Pomegranate Clusters Recipe
The clusters last 3-4 days if kept refrigerated, and make an elegant addition to Christmas treat trays or dessert buffets. The key to these delicious clusters is using good chocolate; make sure to avoid chocolate chips that contain a lot of additives and preservatives and opt for the more expensive, but worth it, brands such as Ghirardelli, Ambrosia, Callebaut, or Guittard.
3/4 to 1 cup pomegranate arils, (the yield from one medium pomegranate)
1 cup high quality semisweet chocolate chips
- Spread the pomegranate arils onto a dishtowel; carefully use the dishtowel to dry the arils. If possible, let sit on the towel to make sure the arils are completely dry.
- Measure the chocolate chips into a microwave-safe glass container; microwave 1 1/2 minutes on high.
- Let sit a minute, then stir until melted and smooth. If the chocolate isn't completely melted, microwave in 15 second intervals, stirring after each one.
- Carefully stir in the arils.
- Scoop heaping tablespoonfuls of the mixture onto a parchment-covered baking sheet, making 20 mounds.
- Refrigerate until set.
- Transfer to mini baking cups for serving.
Amount Per Serving
Calories 51 Calories from Fat 27
Percent Total Calories From: Fat 54% Protein 3% Carb. 43%
Nutrient Amount per
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 0 mg
Total Carbohydrate 6 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Sugars 0 g
Protein 0 g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0% Calcium 0% Iron 1%
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