Chocolate almond bites

These little nuggets of tastiness are perfect to enjoy with coffee and share with a loved one during this intensely chocolatey month.

by Emily Richards PH Ec.
47 cal Serves 10
Prep time 0h 15m
Cook time 0h 1m
Total time 0h 16m
Chocolate almond bites on a clear plate

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Step 1

    In a microwaveable bowl combine dates and water; cover and microwave on High for 1 minute or until softened and water is absorbed.
  2. Step 2

    Scrape mixture and beans into food processor with almond butter and cocoa powder. Puree until very smooth; stopping and scraping down sides a couple of times.
  3. Step 3

    Scrape mixture into a bowl and stir in chocolate and vanilla. Chill in refrigerator for about 45 minutes or until slightly firm. Using a mini ice cream scoop or tablespoon, roll into balls and place on small baking sheet. Roll into ground almonds and keep refrigerated.

Tips

  • Tip 1

    These can be frozen for up to 2 weeks or kept in the refrigerator for up to 1 week in a covered container.

Nutritional Information

Per serving (1 portion)

Calories
47
Protein
1 g
Sodium
2 mg
Potassium
101 mg
Total fat
2 g
Saturated fat
1 g
Cholesterol
0 mg
Carbonhydrates
7 g
Fibre
2 g
Sugars
4 g
Added sugars
0 g

Recipe developed by Emily Richards, PH Ec. ©Heart and Stroke Foundation 2016.