Tart Cherry Brownie Bites


Total Time: 10 Minutes
Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: N/A
Yield: 12 Bites
Level: Beginner


  • 10 Medjool dates, pitted
  • ½ cup dried tart cherries
  • ¼ cup walnuts
  • 2 tablespoons rolled oats
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon chia or hemp seeds (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons peanut or almond butter
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons tart cherry juice
  • ¼ cup mini chocolate chips
  • Optional toppings: cocoa powder, melted chocolate


  • Add the dates, dried tart cherries, walnuts, rolled oats, cocoa powder, seeds (if using), salt, and almond butter to a food processor.  Pulse for 30-60 seconds, until the ingredients are ground into tiny pieces.   
  • Add the tart cherry juice in 1 tablespoon additions, pulsing the mixture after each addition, until the ingredients come together in a crumbly dough. 
  • Transfer the dough to a bowl and fold in the mini chocolate chips. 
  • Roll the dough into 12 balls.  You can leave the balls plain or finish them off with a dusting of cocoa powder or a drizzle of melted chocolate. 

Recipe courtesy of Hannah Zimmerman of Bite Sized Studio