Chocolate Mocha Dusted Almonds

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + chilling


12 servings

Updated: Nov. 02, 2023
I love to make recipes with nuts. These are chocolaty with a hint of coffee—elegant and addictive! I give them away as gifts; I've even made them for wedding favors. —Annette Scholz, Medaryville, Indiana
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  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips
  • 2 cups toasted whole almonds
  • 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 3 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons instant coffee granules


  1. Microwave chocolate chips, covered, at 50% power, stirring once or twice, until melted, 3-4 minutes. Stir until smooth. Add almonds; mix until coated.
  2. Meanwhile, combine remaining ingredients. Transfer almonds to sugar mixture; toss to coat evenly. Spread over a waxed paper-lined baking sheet.
  3. Refrigerate until chocolate is set. Store in an airtight container in refrigerator.

Test Kitchen tips
  • Like spice? Add 1/2 tsp. ground chipotle pepper or chili powder.
  • Try this with any kind of nut. Just make sure you toast them first to bring out all their flavor.
  • Microwave-1,100 watt
    This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

    Nutrition Facts

    3 tablespoons (about 17 almonds): 270 calories, 19g fat (5g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 12mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 4g fiber), 7g protein.