4 from 2 votes
Cocoa Cinnamon Roasted Almonds- Paleo, low car, gluten free, and vegan
Cocoa Cinnamon Roasted Almonds
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
7 mins
Total Time
12 mins
 
Course: low carb, paleo, vegan
Cuisine: snacks
Servings: 2 cups
Calories: 252 kcal
Author: Stacey
Ingredients
  • 2 cups raw almonds whole
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • 2 tbsp sweetener of choice divided: erythritol for low carb, or use coconut sugar for paleo
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 F, and line a baking sheet with foil or parchment paper.
  2. Place almonds on sheet and bake for 6 to 8 minutes until just lightly toasted. Remove from oven to cool.
  3. In a large frying pan over medium heat, melt 2 tbsp coconut oil. Add to coconut oil: 1 tsp cinnamon, ½ tsp sea salt, and 1 tbsp granular sweetener. Melt and stir together until combined and sweetener is melted into oil. Turn off heat.
  4. Add toasted almonds to the frying pan and stir to coat with cinnamon mixture.
  5. Once almonds are coated, return them to the lined baking sheet.
  6. Sprinkle almonds with the other 1 tbsp erythritol sweetener.
  7. With sifter or fine mesh strainer, sift cocoa powder over all the almonds.
  8. Let almond cool, then serve.
Recipe Notes

*all nutritional data are estimates based on the products I used*

Nutrition Facts
Cocoa Cinnamon Roasted Almonds
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 252 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22g 34%
Total Carbohydrates 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 2g
Protein 8g 16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.