These chocolate covered almond butter balls are made with only 3 ingredients and are the perfect healthy dessert! All you need is almond butter, coconut flour and chocolate chips! (gluten free, paleo, vegetarian, vegan)
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Chocolate Covered Almond Butter Balls

These chocolate covered almond butter balls are made with only 3 ingredients and are the perfect healthy dessert! (gluten free, grain free, paleo, vegetarian, vegan)
Prep Time30 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 balls
Calories: 185kcal
Author: Isabel Eats

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup almond butter
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • optional toppings: sea salt, lime zest, sprinkles

Instructions

  • Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, mix together almond butter and coconut flour until a thick paste forms. 
  • Scoop a heaping teaspoon of the mixture onto a baking sheet covered with parchment paper or form the mixture into a ball using your hands. I used a small cookie scoop like this one. Continue until all the mixture is used.*
  • Place the baking sheet in the freezer for 15 minutes.
  • Melt the chocolate chips in a microwave-safe bowl in 30 second increments until the chocolate is completely melted.
  • Using a spoon or fork, dunk the cold almond butter balls into the melted chocolate, making sure to fully cover every side.
  • Place the chocolate covered balls back onto the parchment paper and top with desired toppings.
  • Place the balls back into the freezer for 10 minutes or until chocolate has set.

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Notes

Tip: You may need to add more coconut flour if the mixture isn't staying in the ball shape or more almond butter if the mixture is too stiff and dry. I find that almond butter that is made with only almonds and nothing else tends to be a little more oily than other almond butters because of the natural separation that can happen. If that's the case, simply add in 1 more teaspoon of coconut flour at a time until the mixture isn't too soft.

Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Covered Almond Butter Balls
Amount Per Serving (1 ball)
Calories 185 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 5mg2%
Sodium 10mg0%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 5g10%
Calcium 60mg6%
Iron 0.9mg5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutrition

Serving: 1ball | Calories: 185kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 10mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 9g | Calcium: 60mg | Iron: 0.9mg