13 Chocolate Covered Raisin Recipes

On a lazy Sunday afternoon, there is nothing better than snacking on a bowl of homemade chocolate covered raisins. Try our chocolate covered raisin recipes and celebrate national chocolate covered raisin day, on March 24th! We’ve outlined 13 mouthwatering recipes for your snacking consideration.

All recipes are based upon a 15 – 25 minute prep time. Unless otherwise noted, batches make about 6 – 8 servings. For best results, the chocolate covered raisins from our recipes should be stored in air-tight containers, inside the fridge. Any excess chocolate mixture can be kept aside and used as a delicious spread.

Chocolate Covered Raisin Recipes

1. Salted Caramel Chocolate Covered Raisins Recipe

Ingredients:

● 2 cups lactose-free chocolate chips, try this Shiloh Valley brand

● 2 tbsp organic coconut, try the Azure Market brand

● 2 cups organic bulk raisins

● Artisanal salt

Instructions:

1. In a double boiler slowly melt your chocolate chips and coconut oil. Melt the mixture on low and stir often until it is fully combined. Be careful not to scorch the mix. Turn off the burner.

2. Stir in the raisins and fully incorporate them into the mixture as it cools.

3. Use a fork or small tongs to pick out the raisins individually or in small clumps. Place the raisins on a parchment-lined sheet tray. Sprinkle salt to taste.

4. Place raisins in the freezer for about 10 minutes.

5. Pull the raisins out of the freezer and drizzle with caramel. Store the tray in the fridge for about an hour or until firm.

2. Cinnamon Raisin White Chocolate Nibbles

Ingredients:

● 2 cups white chocolate lactose-free chips

● 2 tbsp organic coconut oil, try the Garden of Life brand

● 2 cups organic golden raisins

● 2 tsp organic cinnamon

Instructions:

1. In a double boiler slowly melt your white chocolate chips and organic coconut oil. Melt on low and stir often until fully mixed. Be careful not to scorch the mixture. It can burn easily. Turn off the burner.

2. Stir in cinnamon and evenly blend.

3. Stir in two cups of raisins.

4. Use a fork or small tongs to pick out the raisins individually or in small clumps. Place the raisins on a parchment-lined sheet tray.

5. Store in the fridge for about an hour or until firm.

3. Hazelnut Chocolate Covered Raisins Recipe

Ingredients:

● 3 cups lactose-free chocolate chips, try Gerbs brand

● 2 tbsp coconut oil

● 1 cup organic hazelnuts

● 2 cups organic purple & golden raisins

● Organic turbinado sugar

Instructions:

1. In a double boiler slowly melt your chocolate chips and coconut oil. Melt on low and stir often until fully mixed. Be careful not to scorch the mixture. Turn off the burner.

2. Stir in raisins and hazelnuts until evenly distributed.

3. Use a large spoon to scoop out the mixture in small clumps. Place the raisin mix on a parchment-lined sheet tray.

4. Store in the fridge for about an hour or until firm.

4. Chipotle Pepper Cocoa Raisins

Ingredients:

● 2 cups lactose-free dark chocolate chips

● 2 tbsp organic olive oil

● 3 tbsp crushed, dried chili peppers

● 1 tsp chili seasoning

● 2 cups organic golden raisins

● Artisanal Chipotle Sea Salt

Instructions:

1. In a double boiler slowly melt your chocolate chips and coconut oil. Melt on low and stir often until fully mixed. Turn off the burner.

2. Stir in sea salt to taste. Add chili peppers and chili seasoning. Combine well.

3. Add golden raisins and stir evenly throughout.

4. Use a fork or small tongs to pick out the raisins individually or into small clumps. Place the raisins on a parchment-lined sheet tray.

5. Store in the fridge for about an hour or until firm.

5. Almond Cocoa Covered Raisins

Ingredients:

● 3 cups organic lactose-free dark chocolate chips

● 2 tbsp organic coconut oil

● 2 cups bulk raisins

● 1 cup organic shaved bulk almonds

● Pink Himalayan salt

Instructions:

1. In a double boiler slowly melt your chocolate chips and coconut oil. Melt on low and stir often until fully mixed. Turn off the burner.

2. Slowly stir in raisins and almonds, being careful not to over stir almonds.

3. Use a large spoon to scoop out the mixture in small clumps. Place the raisin mixture on a parchment-lined sheet tray.

4. Sprinkle on salt to taste.

5. Store in the fridge for about an hour or until firm.

6. Salty Peanut Butter Cocoa Raisin Bites

Ingredients:

● 2 cups lactose-free dark chocolate chips (16 ounces)

● 2 tbsp coconut oil

● 2 ½ cups organic raisins

● ¾ cup Jiffy salted peanut butter

● Optional kosher salt to taste

Instructions:

1. In a double boiler slowly melt your chocolate chips and coconut oil. Melt on low and stir often until fully mixed. Turn off the burner.

2. Dollop peanut butter into the boiler. Swirl chocolate and peanut butter, but be careful not to over mix.

3. Add raisins and mix throughout, but do not over mix. Try to keep a marbled peanut butter to chocolate ratio.

4. Use a fork or small tongs to pick out the raisins individually or in small clumps. Place the raisins on a parchment-lined sheet tray.

5. Store in the fridge for about an hour or until firm.

Remember to celebrate national chocolate covered raisin day on March 24th with one of the recipes!

7. Marshmallow Rice Krispy Cocoa Raisin Balls

Ingredients:

● 4 cups lactose-free chocolate chips (about two 16oz bags)

● 2 tbsp coconut oil

● 2 cups golden raisins

● 1 cup marshmallows

● 1 cup Rice Krispies

● 1 tbsp coconut flakes

Instructions:

1. In a double boiler slowly melt your chocolate chips, coconut flakes, marshmallows, and coconut oil. Melt on low and stir often until fully mixed. Be careful not to scorch the mixture. Turn off the burner.

2. In a large mixing bowl, mix raisins and rice crispies.

3. Slowly add dry mixture into the boiler, stirring gently.

4. Use a large spoon to scoop out the mixture. With oiled fingers form into balls. Place onto a parchment-lined sheet tray.

5. Allow to firm up in the fridge for 2 hours. Store in a cool place on the counter, in a seal-tight container.

8. Brown Sugar & White Chocolate Covered Raisins Recipe

Ingredients:

● 2 cups lactose-free white chocolate chips

● 2 tbsp coconut oil

● 2 cups bulk raisins

● ½ cup organic brown Turbinado sugar

Instructions:

1. In a double boiler slowly melt your white chocolate chips and coconut oil. Melt on low and stir often until fully mixed. Be careful not to scorch the mixture. Turn off the burner.

2. Slowly add the raisins and brown sugar to the mixture and stir evenly throughout.

3. Use a fork or small tongs to pick out the raisins individually or in small clumps. Place the raisins on a parchment-lined sheet tray.

4. Store in the fridge for about an hour or until firm.

9. Maple Chocolate Covered Raisins Recipe

Ingredients:

● 2 cups lactose-free chocolate chips

● 2 tbsp organic coconut oil

● 2 cups organic raisins

● ½ cup real maple syrup

Instructions:

1. In a double boiler slowly melt your chocolate chips and coconut oil. Melt on low and stir often until fully mixed. Be careful not to scorch the mixture. Turn off the burner.

2. Slowly add the raisins to the mixture and stir evenly throughout.

3. After the mixture has cooled down a little, slowly add the maple syrup and stir well.

4. Use a fork or small tongs to pick out the raisins individually or in small clumps. Place the raisins on a parchment-lined sheet tray.

5. Store in the fridge for about an hour or until firm.

10. Southwest Chocolate Raisin Clusters

Ingredients:

● 2 cups lactose-free semi-sweet chocolate chips

● 2 tbsp virgin olive oil

● 2 cups raisins

● 1 tbsp southwest seasoning

Instructions:

1. In a medium-sized bowl mix together your southwest seasoning ingredients and set aside.

2. In a double boiler slowly melt your chocolate chips and coconut oil. Melt on low and stir often until fully mixed. Be careful not to scorch the mixture. Turn off the burner.

3. Slowly add the seasoning mixture and be sure to mix it in thoroughly.

4. Slowly add the raisins to the mixture and stir evenly throughout.

5. Use a fork or small tongs to pick out the raisins individually or in small clumps. Place the raisins on a parchment-lined sheet tray.

6. Store in the fridge for about an hour or until firm.

11. Chocolate Pecan Raisin Balls

Ingredients:

● 3 cups white chocolate chips

● 2 tbsp coconut oil

● 2 cups golden raisins

● 1 ½ cups minced pecan crumbs

● Optional dark chocolate syrup

Instructions:

1. In a double boiler slowly melt your chocolate chips and coconut oil. Melt on low and stir often until fully mixed. Be careful not to scorch the mixture. Turn off the burner.

2. Stir in pecan crumbs first and evenly distribute. Then add raisins in and stir.

3. Use a large spoon and oiled fingers to scoop out the mixture. Form into balls and place them on a parchment-lined sheet tray.

4. Drizzle with dark chocolate syrup.

5. Store in the fridge for about an hour or until firm.

12. Powdered Double Chocolate Cranberry Raisin Bits & Bites

Ingredients:

● 2 cups lactose-free chocolate chips

● 2 tbsp organic coconut oil

● 2 cups organic purple raisins

● ½ cup rice Chex cereal, crumbled

● ½ cup powdered sugar

Instructions

1. In a double boiler slowly melt your chocolate chips and coconut oil. Melt on low and stir often until fully mixed. Be careful not to scorch the mixture. Turn off the burner.

2. Stir in raisins and crumbled Chex cereal.

3. Use a large spoon and oiled fingers to scoop out the mixture. Form into small clumps and place them on a parchment-lined sheet tray.

4. Sprinkle the tray with powdered sugar.

5. Store in the fridge for about an hour or until firm.

13. White Chocolate Rosy Raisins

Ingredients:

● 2 cups white chocolate chips

● ½ cup golden raisins

● ½ yogurt covered raisins

● ½ cup pistachios, crumbled

● 1 oz. crumbled dried rose petals

● 1 tbsp food-grade rose water

● ½ tsp ground cardamom

● Sprinkle mixture: 1 tsp powdered sugar & 1 tsp cardamom

Instructions:

1. In a double boiler slowly melt your chocolate chips and coconut oil. Melt on low and stir often until fully mixed. Be careful not to scorch the mixture. Turn off the burner.

2. Stir in pistachios crumbles and evenly distribute.

3. Add raisins first, then rose petals and cardamom. Mix completely.

4. Sprinkle in rose water as the mixture is nearly cooled and stir a few times.

5. Use a large spoon and oiled fingers, scoop out the mixture. Form into clumps and place them on a parchment-lined sheet tray.

6. Sprinkle batch with a mixture of powdered sugar and cardamom.

7. Store in the fridge for about an hour or until firm.

Remember to celebrate national chocolate covered raisin day on March 24th with one of the recipes!

There you have it. 13 great chocolate covered raisin recipes to satisfy your sweet…or salty tooth. In the comments below, let us know which of these recipes was your favorite.

Happy munching!

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