3 Ingredient Cranberry Chocolate Candy – vegan + healthy Recipe

Chocolate cranberry easy to make candy recipe that’s made from just 3 ingredients. This no-cook sweet takes minutes to make and is full of good stuff. Vegan, gluten-free and high in nutrition.

dried cranberries that are sweetened with apple or pineapple juice

Use dried cranberries that are sweetened with fruit juice like apple or pineapple rather than refined sugar.

ground skinned almonds that are almond flour

Ground almonds are blanched and skinned almonds in a flour. They make it possible to make these cranberry sweets in a not very powerful blender.

bullet type blender to blend together cranberries and almonds

Blend the almond and cranberry mixture for a few seconds. About 15 seconds in a 600w blender.

after 30 seconds of blending

Stop blending when the cranberry almond mixture is combined and all sticking together.

a bright red cranberry almond mixture

It should look like one big lump of red dough.

melt chocolate using a bain marie

Melt the chocolate using a double boiler. Melt 3/4 then take off the heat and stir in the last 1/4 for easy chocolate tempering.

roll cranberry almond mixture into a ball

Now the fun starts! Roll the cranberry almond dough into bite sized balls.

roll cranberry balls in melted chocolate

Drop the cranberry balls into the melted dark chocolate and spoon over to coat.

messy but fun to make cranberry chocolate

Leave chocolate cranberry balls on a plate to set.

cranberry chocolate balls are full of goodness

You don’t have to coat in chocolate but the mixture of chocolate and cranberry works very well together.

cutting open a cranberry chocolate ball

Cutting with a knife just to show the inside of the chocolate cranberry balls.

the inside of a cranberry chocolate ball

The final chocolate cranberry sweet!

Yield: 12 chocolate cranberry balls

3 Ingredient Cranberry Chocolate Candy - vegan + healthy

3 Ingredient Cranberry Chocolate Candy - vegan + healthy

Easy to make and healthy cranberry chocolate candy that is full of goodness and sweetened just with fruit. High in healthy fats and plant protein. Free of gluten, eggs, dairy, butter and oil.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes


  • 3/4 cup / 90g Dried Cranberries (sweetened with fruit juice)
  • 3/4 cup / 75g Ground Almonds / Almond flour
  • 1.7 oz / 50g Dark 80%+ Chocolate


  1. Blend the ground almonds and dried cherries together in a small blender until they form a ball.
  2. Stop blending the moment the blender begins to stress.
  3. A 600w bullet type blender is enough to make this cranberry chocolate candy recipe.
  4. Melt the chocolate using a bain marine, melt 3/4 bring off the heat then stir in the remaining 1/4 for easy chocolate tempering.
  5. Roll the cranberry almond dough into about 12 bite sized balls.
  6. Dip the cranberry balls in the chocolate, spooning over to coat in a thick layer of dark chocolate.
  7. Place the chocolate cranberry candy down on a flat surface to set and enjoy within a couple of days.
  8. The chocolate cranberry candies will last for several weeks in an airtight container.

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 137Total Fat 9gSaturated Fat 1gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 7gCholesterol 1mgSodium 35mgCarbohydrates 12gFiber 2gSugar 8gProtein 4g
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