Fruit & Pepita Chocolate Squares

April 3, 2019


These Fruit & Pepita Chocolate Sqaures make an elegant dessert. To make these nut-free and allergen-friendly, I use dark chocolate that is free from Top 8 allergens, like Enjoy Life. Plus, this easy-to-make dessert provides a healthy dose of antioxidants and other beneficial nutrients, like dietary fiber, iron, vitamin E and magnesium. Enjoy!

Fruit & Pepita Chocolate Squares

These Fruit & Pepita Chocolate Squares are elegant, tasty and whip up quickly. Use allergen-free dark chocolate for a sweet treat that is allergy-friendly.
Course Dessert


  • 4-5 oz. dark chocolate (for allergen-free, try Enjoy Life dark chocolate)
  • 0.25 cup lightly roasted pumpkin seeds
  • 0.5 cup dried apricots, chopped
  • 0.5 cup dried mixed berries and/or dried cherries


  • In a double boiler, heat chocolate over simmering water until chocolate melts and is smooth. Remove from heat.
  • In a small bowl, combine pumpkin seeds, dried fruit and melted chocolate. Spread onto a baking sheet with parchment paper. Allow to cool to room temperature and cut into squares.
Keyword Allergen free dessert, Chocolate bark, Chocolate squares, Easy recipe, Healthy dessert, Nut free dessert