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Saturday, July 14, 2012

Cocoa-Honey Roasted Almonds

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This is a really great snack for when you are craving something sweet but don't want to be too naughty.  Almonds are so good for you and you also satisfy your chocolate craving in the process.  They are only a little sweet- having more of a dark chocolate taste to them.  It is a great healthy dessert alternative.




1 cup raw almonds
1 tbsp. honey
2-3 tbsp. cocoa powder



  1. Preheat your oven to 275 degrees. Line a baking sheet with foil & grease your sheet using spray or oil.
  2. Place almonds in a large bowl and coat evenly with the honey.
  3. Add 2 Tbsp of cocoa powder and mix until all almonds are coated.
  4. Roast in your oven for 25 minutes, stirring every 5-10 minutes. 
  5. Let cool  a few minutes and toss with additional tablespoon of cocoa powder.  Cool completely before storing them in an airtight container.



4 comments:

Ellen B Cookery said...

What a great and simple idea. I love these kinds of snacks!

Little Mommy Kim said...

These look great! Yum!

kindergartenbasics said...

I can't wait to try this. Have everything just need the time to do it. Sounds yoummy. I love your blog! I hope you'll visit mine sometime. I'm lds.

Kate said...

Stopping by from July blog ahold blog hop. I'm totally pinning this recipe. So simple and looks yummy!

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