Vegan Chocolate-Covered Raisins (Dairy-free, Nut-free, Gluten-free)
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You can use dairy-free dark chocolate chips, if preferred, or even sub in other add-ins for some or all of the raisins. Tasty allergy-friendly option include dried cranberries, pretzels (gluten-free, if needed), or sunflower seeds.
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 16 to 20 servings
  1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Combine chocolate chips and shortening in a microwaveable bowl. Heat for 30 seconds, then stir. Heat for 30 seconds, then stir. Heat in additional 10 second intervals until the chocolate is just melted and smooth. Do not overheat it!
  3. Add the raisins to the chocolate and stir until evenly coated.
  4. Using a slotted spoon, remove the coated raisins to the parchment paper.
  5. Let cool at room temperature, or place in the refrigerator for 20 minutes to speed up the process.
  6. Once cooled, break the chocolate-covered raisins into smaller pieces.
Recipe by Go Dairy Free at