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Dark Chocolate Covered Figs Recipe

Contributors: Dawn Jackson Blatner, RDN, CSSD

Published: February 4, 2018

Dark Chocolate Covered Figs Recipe
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Easy as one-two-three. Just grab three ingredients to make this fresh vegan treat and satisfy your chocolate craving.

Dark chocolate contains flavonoids that come from extracts of the cocoa bean. Choosing dark chocolate with a high percentage of cocoa gives you and your loved ones more of those healthy antioxidants.

Some studies report small portions of dark chocolate can maintain heart health and the health of blood vessels.


½ cup dark chocolate chips (without milk fat as an ingredient)
12 fresh Black Mission figs 
¼ cup finely chopped raw walnuts


Before you begin: Wash your hands.

  1. Melt chocolate in double boiler or microwave.
  2. Dip figs into melted chocolate, sprinkle with nuts and place on parchment-lined pan.
  3. Refrigerate about 30 minutes, until chocolate and nuts are set and figs are cold.

Nutrition Information

Serving size: 1 fig
Serves 12

Calories: 80; Total fat: 4g; Saturated fat: 1.5g; Trans fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 0mg; Total carbohydrate: 13g; Dietary fiber: 2g; Sugars: 10g; Protein: 1g

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