Chocolate Cocoa Almonds
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Everything you need to know to create a successful, balanced cheese board. Plus, a recipe for crunchy cocoa almonds, a delightful addition to your spread.
Ingredients
  • 2½ cups raw, unsalted whole almonds
  • ¼ cup powdered sugar
  • 2 TB unsweetened real cocoa powder
  • ⅛ tsp fine table salt, plus more as desired
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F, with rack on middle position. Spread raw almonds into a single layer on a rimmed baking sheet (unlined.) Bake 10 minutes, stopping once to shake the pan in between bake time. Almonds should be toasty and fragrant, but not burnt. Pour toasted almonds into a large bowl. Add remaining ingredients and stir to completely coat. Spread coated almonds back out onto baking sheet to cool completely.
  2. Store chocolate cocoa almonds in airtight container up to several weeks.
Recipe by Honest Cooking at https://honestcooking.com/12-steps-to-the-perfect-cheese-board/