Chocolate Mocha Dusted Almonds

Total Time
Prep: 20 min. + chilling

Makes
12 servings

Ingredients
1 cup dark chocolate chips
2 cups toasted whole almonds
3/4 cup confectioners’ sugar
3 tablespoons baking cocoa
4-1/2 teaspoons instant coffee granules

Directions
Microwave chocolate chips, covered, at 50% power, stirring once or twice, until melted, 3-4 minutes. Stir until smooth. Add almonds; mix until coated.

Meanwhile, combine remaining ingredients. Transfer almonds to sugar mixture; toss to coat evenly. Spread over waxed paper-lined baking sheet.

Refrigerate until chocolate is set. Store in an airtight container in refrigerator.

Test Kitchen tips
Like spice? Add 1/2 tsp. ground chipotle pepper or chili powder.
Try this with any kind of nut. Just make sure you toast them first to bring out all their flavor.

Nutrition Facts
about 3 tablespoons: 270 calories, 19g fat (5g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 12mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 4g fiber), 7g protein.

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