Cocoa Almonds

Cocoa Almonds

Published March 15, 2014 | Written by

Published by: Healthline Exclusive

Servings: 12
Total Time: 20 min

Prep Time: 10 min | Cook Time: 10 min

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When you're looking to "splurge," try these decadent snacks. Lightly sweet with a rich, dark cocoa coating, these almonds will be welcome in any lunchbox, after school snack, or as a healthy dessert.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: approx. 11/2 ounces
Calories per serving: 168
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10.9g 17%
Saturated Fat 1.1g 6%
Sodium 109mg 5%
Protein 5.3g 7%
*
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups whole, raw almonds
  • 1/4 cup honey or agave nectar
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder

Step by Step:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or nonstick foil.
  2. Stir together almonds and honey or agave nectar and spread in one layer on baking sheet.
  3. Bake 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove and let rest 5 minutes.
  4. Place cocoa in a paper bag; add almonds and shake to coat. Spread in an even layer to cool. Store in an airtight container up to two days.
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