Chocolate Almond Spread

Chocolate Almond Spread
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Use this creamy chocolate spread with fruit or over ice cream.
10 min
Prep Time
40 min
Total Time
4 cups

Ingredients

1 cup
slivered almonds*
2 tablespoons
sugar
1 cup
semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/4 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter with Canola Oil
1/2 cup
Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream
1/2 teaspoon
salt
 
*Substitute your favorite nuts, such as hazelnuts with skins removed.

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Place almonds onto baking sheet. Bake 10 minutes, stirring half way through, or until lightly browned and toasted. Cool completely.
  3. Combine toasted nuts and sugar in small food processor bowl fitted with metal blade. Process, scraping sides if necessary, 3-4 minutes or until smooth, paste forms.
  4. Place chocolate into bowl; set aside.
  5. Place cream into another bowl; microwave 30-60 seconds or until hot but not boiling. Pour cream over chocolate; let stand 3-5 minutes. Stir until smooth. Add Butter with Canola Oil; stir until melted and smooth. Add almond paste and salt; stir until well mixed.
  6. Spoon mixture into 4 (8-ounce) containers. Cover; store refrigerated.

Recipe Tips

For a decadent ice cream topping, microwave desired amount of spread 15 seconds or until melted.

Nutrition Facts (2 tablespoons)

Calories
70
Cholesterol
5mg
Carbohydrates
5g
Protein
1g
Fat
6g
Sodium
50mg
Dietary Fiber
1g

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