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Fruit makes for a delicious dessert. Sometimes. But more often than not, a big bowl of fruit just doesn't satisfy a sweet tooth. The easiest way to dress it up? Chocolate, duh.
Don't worry, you don't have to douse it and completely eliminate the health value—a drizzle will do the trick. In this recipe, we also opted to pop the fruit onto skewers to make this a refreshing party-friendly treat. The whole thing only takes 10 minutes from start to finish.
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Chocolate Fruit Skewers
Recipe by: Jenna Haufler
Makes: 5 skewers
Ready in: 10 minutes
1 banana, sliced
10 red grapes
10 pineapple chunks
2 tablespoons of coconut oil
3 tablespoons of cocoa powder
2 teaspoons of room temperature maple syrup
Pinch of salt
1. Slide one banana slice, one grape, and one pineapple chunk onto a skewer. Repeat in that order until the skewer is filled up with fruit, leaving room on each end of the skewer. Repeat with all five skewers.
2. In a small bowl, whisk melted coconut oil, cocoa powder, maple syrup, and salt until smooth.
3. With a spoon, drizzle chocolate over each skewer. Place skewers in the fridge to set for 15-20 minutes.
4. Serve immediately!