Big Green Egg Chocolate Almonds

A wonderful sweet snack for everyone.

PREP TIME
EGG TEMP
325°F/162°C
COOK TIME
SERVINGS
CORE INGREDIENT
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Ingredients

  • 12 oz. (343 g) of semi-sweet baking chocolate 
  • 4 cups (960 ml) of raw, whole almonds 
  • 2 cups (480 ml) of granulated sugar 
  • 6 tablespoons (90 ml) water 
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons (7.5 ml) salt 
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons (7.5 ml) cinnamon 
  • 4 tablespoons (60 ml) cocoa powder 

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Instructions

Step 1

Set the EGG for indirect cooking with the convEGGtor at 325°F/162°C.

Step 2

Place almonds in an XL Disposable Drip Pan and roast in the EGG for approximately 10-12 minutes; remove almonds and set aside.

Step 3

Remove the convEGGtor and set the EGG for direct cooking at 400°F/204°C.

Step 4

Mix the sugar, salt and cinnamon in a Big Green Egg Dutch oven. Add roasted almonds and water. Stir to combine. Place Dutch Oven - Cast Iron on the EGG and cook. Stir constantly until the liquid cooks down and almonds are coated with a semi-dry sugar coating.

Step 5

Spread the almonds out evenly on a sheet pan and refrigerate for 20 minutes. While the almonds are cooling, melt the chocolate. Add the almonds to the melted chocolate and stir until evenly coated.

Step 6

Spread the coated almonds out evenly on a sheet pan lined with wax paper and place back into the refrigerator for 30 minutes to set. Once cooled, break the almonds apart and toss them with cocoa powder. Enjoy!

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