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salted chocolate almond butter balls
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Salted Chocolate Almond Butter Balls

These Salted Chocolate Almond Butter Balls are such a delicious little treat. They have an amazing cookie dough like center and a crisp chocolate coating. Top them with salt for a nice contrast to the rich sweet flavor. 
Prep Time10 mins
Refrigeration Time2 hrs
Total Time10 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: egg free, gluten free, grain free, paleo, peanut free, soy free, vegan
Servings: 8 Balls
Calories: 140kcal
Author: Emily Meyer | Eat or Drink

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup almond butter
  • 1/2 cup finely ground almond flour
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup - honey or agave also works
  • 1 teaspoon melted coconut oil

Chocolate coating

  • 1/3 cup semi-sweet or unsweetened chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Himalayan salt

Instructions

  • In a medium bowl, mix your almond butter, almond flour, maple syrup, and melted coconut. Use your hands to knead the mixture together well. Roll the almond butter balls between your palms and place on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet. Place in your fridge for about a half hour.
  • Add your chocolate chips and coconut oil to a small bowl and microwave for about 30 seconds. Stir well and microwave for an additional 30 seconds if necessary.
  • Swirl your almond butter balls in your melted chocolate and place on a drying rack to allow excess to drip off. Sprinkle each almond butter ball with a small amount of salt and refrigerate for about an hour or until chocolate is firm.

Notes

Note on Nutrition Facts: I am not a nutritionist. The nutrition facts provided are not always 100% accurate and are calculated using general brands and figures. If you need exact nutrition facts please consult a certified dietician or nutritionist.

Nutrition

Calories: 140kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 73mg | Potassium: 64mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Calcium: 54mg | Iron: 1.1mg