Chocolate Almond Spread
10 min
40 min


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.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Place almonds onto baking sheet. Bake 10 minutes, stirring half way through, or until lightly browned and toasted. Cool completely.

  3. STEP 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. STEP 4

    Place chocolate into bowl; set aside.

  5. STEP 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. STEP 6

    Spoon mixture into 4 (8-ounce) containers. Cover; store refrigerated.

Tip #1

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


6Fat (mg)
5Cholesterol (mg)
50Sodium (mg)
5Carbohydrates (g)
1Dietary Fiber
1Protein (g)


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