Cranberry Chocolate Almond Bites

These little chocolately morsels are bliss. Pure. Bliss. I can promise you that these are not your typical “healthy” snack that tastes like cardboard. To me, it’s like having one of those decadent chocolate “turtles” with caramel and nuts. They’re crunchy, sweet, with a little chewyness from the dried cranberries.

I don’t even eat them because they’re healthy anymore. I eat them because they’re just THAT good. I crave them. Well, they’re a good snack to crave, because they’re made of all natural ingredients, about the size of a golf ball, and only about 60 calories each! They’re also quite satisfying. I can eat A LOT, trust me, but 2 of these fill me up.

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Cranberry Chocolate Almond Bites

Makes about 15

What You’ll Need: 

+ 2 cups dark chocolate

+ about 30 almonds, salted or unsalted

+ 1/2 cup dried cranberries

Melt your chocolate, either in a double boiler over low heat, or in the microwave (but only cook for about 40 seconds at a time, stirring in between). Set out a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Smooth on a spoonful of chocolate (about the width of a golf ball, but not too thick), and top with 2 almonds and a few cranberries. Drizzle with a little more chocolate. Repeat this process until all of your bites are assembled. Place in the refrigerator until hardened, and enjoy! 

 

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