Holiday Chocolate Pops 🎄❤
Here’s a really SIMPLE and FUN, food-craft to make with the kiddos this weekend!
I adore creating healthier homemade *simple* treats throughout December to share with neighbors and loved ones.
After I made these, I realized that a little fancy sea salt sprinkled on top would be a FABULOUS addition!
So use this idea as your starting point and let your creativity take over!
➡️When shopping for ingredients:
Look for a higher percentage cacao for the chocolate chips, and always read the ingredients.
A high quality dark chocolate bar works great too! I’ll often find a beautiful organic dark chocolate bar on sale, then chop it up to use for things like this.
I like to buy the highest quality I can find when it’s on SALE! I’m always keeping an eye out for a good deal, and will often stock up when a high quality product is on special.
Use any dark chocolate chips of your choice: the higher cacao percentage = more health benefits.
If you’re looking to keep sugars lower; try using Lily’s brand chocolate that is sweetened with stevia.
And finally, if you’re watching your sugars, then look for dried fruits and cranberries without added sugar. I often find natural apple juice sweetened cranberries at health food stores or on Amazon when I search for them.
Makes 12-14 pops
- 1 cup Organic Dark Chocolate Chips
- 12-14 bamboo pop skewers
- 1/4 cup raw pecans, roughly chopped
- 1/4 cup dried cranberries, roughly chopped
- 2 Tbsps sunflower seeds
- 2 Tbsps pumpkin seeds
- 2 Tbsps golden raisins