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Salted Dark Chocolate Almond Turtles, Vegan and Gluten-Free

The best recipe for Salted Dark Chocolate Almond Turtles
salted dark chocolate almond turtles vegan gluten free recipe

Salted Dark Chocolate Almond Turtles…sweet, salty and crunchy with raw caramel gooeyness!

A few steps are needed to create these little beauties, but it’s well worth the effort!  Whip together raw caramel by blending dates and coconut oil, melt dark chocolate chips in a double boiler, then let the assembly begin!

First, place clusters of three almonds evenly on parchment paper:

Then, top with a generous glob of raw caramel:

Lastly, drizzle with melted dark chocolate:

Add a pinch of high-quality chunky sea salt and let cool in the refrigerator…. then dig in!

salted dark chocolate almond turtles vegan gluten free recipe
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Salted Dark Chocolate Almond Turtles

The best recipe for Salted Dark Chocolate Almond Turtles
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American, Gluten Free, Vegan
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 137kcal
Cost $

Ingredients

  • For the raw caramel:
  • 1 cup Medjool Dates pitted
  • ½ tablespoon coconut oil melted
  • For the turtles:
  • 36 almonds or nut of your choice
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips
  • high-quality large grain sea salt
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Instructions

  • For the raw caramel:
  • Soak dates in warm water for 10 minutes, drain water and add to a food processor with melted coconut oil. Blend until a paste is formed, occasionally scraping down the sides. Set aside.
  • For the turtles:
  • Melt chocolate in a double boiler.
  • Arrange almonds in cluster of three on a lined baking sheet.
  • Top with a glob of raw caramel.
  • Cover with melted chocolate and top with a pinch of sea salt.
  • Place in the refrigerator and allow chocolate to set.
  • Enjoy 🙂

Notes

Wishing everyone a happy weekend 🙂

Nutrition

Calories: 137kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 0.001g | Cholesterol: 0.1mg | Sodium: 16mg | Potassium: 202mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 20IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 61mg | Iron: 0.4mg
Cristina C. RD LDN
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