Cherry Espresso Balsamic Brownie Bites

Author Notes:

Delectable and delicious ~ these raw brownie bites are tantalizing and amazingly tasty. Sweet and sour cherries, bold and brilliant espresso, and chocolate, of course, will leave your mouth watering beyond belief.

Ashley Sara DeKam

Makes: 1 small batch, about 12 brownies


  • 1 1/4 cups raw pecans
  • 3 ounces exquisite quality dark chocolate, 55-70%
  • 1 ounce shot of strong espresso
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla salt
  • 3/4 cup dried cherries, divided
In This Recipe


  1. Combine all ingredients, reserving half the cherries, in a food processor.
  2. Blend until mostly smooth.
  3. Stir in remaining cherries.
  4. Press into a parchment lined baking dish and chill until set.
  5. Easily remove brownies and parchment from the baking dish and cut into desired sized "bites."

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