Pecan Walnut Ganache Tarts

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I love these little chocolate-y babies! A great dessert for a dinner party or get together. Just make sure there is no nut allergy.

I like to use my tart pan because I wanted the little tart design and the size was perfect but you can use a regular size or mini cupcake tin but I’m not sure now many you will end up with.

Ganache
4 cups non-dairy chocolate chips
1 cup coconut milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Bring the coconut milk to a simmer in a saucepan with a pour spout. Add the chips and whisk until melted. Remove from the heat and add the vanilla. Continue to whisk until the ganache is smooth. Let cool as you work on the crust.

Crust
1 cup walnuts (or all pecans or half walnuts/half pecans)
1 cup pitted dates
2 tablespoons oats
1 tablespoon melted coconut oil

Shredded coconut, a little bit
Whole pecans, 12

Process the walnuts, dates, oats and coconut oil in the processor or Vitamix. If you don’t have a Vitamix, soak the dates and then toss the soaking water before processing.

Sprinkle each tart/cupcake section with shredded coconut. Then, press the crust into each one. Press it down so that it is thin on the bottom and it comes up the side.

Pour the ganache into the tarts and decorate with a whole pecan

Place in the refrigerator to set and then use a small icing spatula to gently release each one from the pan. Serve and enjoy!

2 thoughts on “Pecan Walnut Ganache Tarts

  1. Hey Lisa,
    Is the shredded coconut just to prevent from sticking? Could a little coconut or almond flour be used instead if I don’t want so much shredded coconut?

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