Almond Chocolate Balls with Fleur de Sel

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Almond Chocolate Balls with Fleur de Sel
Almond Chocolate Balls with Fleur de Sel

"Consuming foods rich in flavonoids has also been associated with a reduced risk of heart disease. To reap the benefits, stick to dark chocolate. The average commercial dark chocolate contains about 60 percent cocao and has been found to contain 536 milligrams of flavonoids per 1.4-ounce serving."

- Women's Health

3
Servings
775
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients
Makes
20

Notes

Nutrional Info Per Serving (one ball):

120 cal; 9 g fat, 9 g carbs, 60 mg sodium, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup almond butter
  • 1/2 Cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 Ounces dark chocolate, chopped
  • Fleur de sel, for garnish

Directions

In a bowl, mix almond butter, sugar, and vanilla. Roll into 20 equal-size balls. Place on a baking sheet lined with waxed or parchment paper and freeze until firm, about 1 hour.

 

Stir chocolate in metal or glass bowl over a saucepan of simmering water until smooth. (Or microwave on medium for 1 minute, stir, then continue microwaving, stirring every 20 seconds, until completely melted.)

 

Roll the almond balls in melted chocolate, garnishing with fleur de sel as you go. Refrigerate until chocolate is set, about 30 minutes.

 

 

Why You Should Indulge in Dark Chocolate

Almond Shopping Tip

Whenever possible, purchase whole, not presliced or chopped nuts. They have a longer shelf life.

Almond Cooking Tip

Toasting your nuts helps release essential oils and intensifies their flavor.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
58g
89%
Sugar
44g
N/A
Saturated Fat
10g
51%
Protein
19g
38%
Carbs
60g
20%
Vitamin E
20mg
100%
Vitamin K
2µg
3%
Calcium
302mg
30%
Fiber
11g
43%
Folate (food)
49µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
49µg
12%
Iron
4mg
23%
Magnesium
276mg
69%
Monounsaturated
31g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
3mg
14%
Phosphorus
473mg
68%
Polyunsaturated
12g
N/A
Potassium
764mg
22%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.8mg
48.3%
Sodium
11mg
N/A
Sugars, added
40g
N/A
Zinc
3mg
22%

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