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dark chocolate dipped apricots
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5 from 6 votes

Dark Chocolate Dipped Apricots

A nut-free nutty-like texture with all the tang & sweetness in the right places.  Super duper protein dark chocolate snack bites for the win! Gluten, dairy, nut and refined sugar-free. A plant-based and vegan treat that your tastebuds will love!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time3 hrs
Total Time3 hrs 10 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American, Gluten-Free, healthy
Keyword: apricots, chocolate, gluten-free, hemp, vegan
Servings: 24 apricots
Author: Julie Rosenthal


  • double boiler or microwave


  • 24 dried apricots organic
  • cup dark chocolate chips gluten-free, vegan
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil solid
  • cup hemp seeds organic if you can


  • Line a cupcake tin with small cupcake liners and set aside. Add hemp seeds to a bowl and set aside.
  • Melt chocolate in a microwavable bowl at 15-second intervals till almost fully melted or melt chocolate with a double boiler on low to medium heat till fully melted.
  • Add coconut oil and mix till the mixture is blended and smooth.
  • Dip each apricot about halfway into the melted chocolate mixture a few times so that the coating is thick, then cover each side in hemp seeds and set each one into a cupcake liner.
  • Freeze for 4 hours and enjoy it.
  • Store in the freezer for up to 6 months.


I use Nuts dot com for all my certified gluten-free seed and product needs!  They have a huge dedicated gluten-free section.  They have certified gluten-free, and also naturally gluten-free.  It’s really fantastic, and I’ve never been disappointed.  Shop Nutsdotcom now! // -I used Enjoy Life Dark Chocolate Chips for this recipe.  They are a fabulous gluten-free company plus top 8 and even 9 allergen-free.  You can always trust this brand.  If you want a total sugar-free brand go with Hu Kitchen Dark Chocolate.  That one is super safe too. // These are delicious at room temp once frozen and totally frozen.  Delicious both ways so you get to choose! // I love using apricots from the gluten-free section of nuts dot com //