Italian Snack recipes
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 Tbsp. cocoa powder
1 Tbsp. instant coffee
2/3 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 cups whole natural almonds, toasted
A sweet snack perfect for a Christmas party.
In a wide bowl or shallow pan mix together powdered sugar, cocoa powder and instant coffee. Set aside.
Place chocolate chips in a 4-cup glass measuring cup. Microwave on high power 1 to 1.5 mins., stirring halfway through, until chocolate is melted.
Stir until smooth. Stir almonds into chocolate, stirring to coat evenly.
Spoon chocolate coated almonds into powdered sugar mixture. Toss with forks or fingers until almonds are well separated and evenly coated.
Spread almonds on wax-paper-lined baking sheet. Refrigerate until chilled and hardened.
Remove from refrigerator. Store in airtight container in a cool place. Makes 2 cups.
Submitted by Diana Bogue
Contributed on: and modified on Sunday May 16th, 2010