Nourish PA: Dried Fig and Walnut Clusters

Looking for a recipe that can satisfy your sweet tooth in a healthy way? These four-ingredient dried fig and walnut clusters are chewy, nutty and covered in chocolate for a homemade candy bar with way less sugar than anything packaged. Be sure to leave about 30 minutes of freezing time before enjoying!

Dried Fig and Walnut Clusters

Serves 10
Prep Time Cook Time Total Time
5 min 2 min 7 min


  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips, semi-sweet chocolate chips or bittersweet chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
  • 1 cup chopped dried figs
  • Salt, for garnish (optional)


  1. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. In a microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate in 30 second intervals until smooth, about 1-2 minutes. Stir in walnuts and figs until fully coated.
  2. Scoop rounded tablespoonfuls of chocolate mixture onto prepared baking sheet.
  3. Top each cluster with a sprinkle of salt (if using). Freeze until firm, about 20-30 minutes. Store refrigerated in an airtight container for up to 1 week.

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