Snack it to me: Cherry Cordial Snack Mix

Try not to dump the rest of the chocolate chips in the bag directly into your mouth. Unless you really need a chocolate fix.

This Cherry Cordial Snack Mix is just the thing you need to cure the 3pm slump. Loaded with cherries, chocolate, and antioxidants, it could be the healthiest choice you make all day.

Article Courtesy:  Mary Fran Wiley

Chocolate should be a food group. And, in my professional opinion, it should be the base of the pyramid.

I mean, it is full of anti-oxidants and theobromine. It has been purported to do everything from boost your mood to decrease your appetite. Small studies have found that it is good for your heart, your skin and for diabetes prevention.

I even read that it can help make you smarter.

That is a whole heck of a lot of promises for any food to deliver on.

And to think something healthy was lurking in my love of desserts.

I am pairing it with dried cherries and coconut flakes today for a gluten-free trail mix that is a great sweet treat for the 3pm blues. Or the 10am blues. Or a last minute conference call. We can call this Cherry Cordial Snack Mix an all-occasion snack. But only if you don’t skip the chocolate.

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Snack it to me: Cherry Cordial Snack Mix

Prep Time5 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: snack mix
Servings: 4
Author: Mary Fran Wiley


  • 100 grams high-quality chocolate calets they look like slightly larger, flatter chocolate chips or your favorite brand of semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 100 grams dried cherries
  • 50 grams unsweetened dried coconut flakes


  • Weigh out ingredients and stir to combine in a medium mixing bowl.
  • Store in an air tight container at room temperature for up to one month.


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