Dried Fruit & Nut Clusters

Fruit and Nut Clusters

Fruit and Nut Clusters

Serves 24-28
Prep time 20 minutes
Meal type Dessert
Misc Child Friendly, Pre-preparable


  • 2/3 cups dried fruit (I used a mixed bag of blueberries, cherries, and cranberries)
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds (optional)
  • 1/3 cup lightly salted sunflower seeds
  • 1/3 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup chopped almonds or pecans
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 8oz white chocolate (measure 8 ounces of white candy melts or use 1 1/2 cups or white chocolate chips)


Use whatever type of dried fruit and nut mixture you prefer. The recipe is very forgiving and easily adaptable to variations of dried fruits and nuts. Experiment and have fun with it. You can even change the spices too!


Step 1
Bowls of dried fruit for fruit and nut clusters
Put all the ingredients, except the chocolate, into a bowl and mix. Set aside.
Step 2
Melt white chocolate in a glass bowl over boiling water or use a double boiler on medium low heat. Pour melted chocolate into the fruit mix and stir until everything is well coated.
Step 3
Dried Fruit & Nut Clusters
Use a cookie scoop or spoon and scoop the mixture into mini baking cups. Allow mixture to cool and serve.