Gift Idea: Homemade Chocolate Almond Clusters

The Holiday season is in full force. Thanksgiving is next Thursday, then Christmas is just a few weeks away. Eeek! During this time of year I’m always looking for fun and easy gifts for hostess, neighbors, friends, teachers, well just about everyone! I find that the best gifts to receive in those situations are ones that you can eat (or am I the only one that thinks that?!).

Today, It thought I’d share a quick edible gift idea for those special people in your life. These Chocolate Almond Clusters packaged in a homemade gift box (or store bought one) will definitely be a hit.

Homemade Chocolate Almond Clusters with cute gift boxes. Great gift idea for the Holidays via @tarynatddd

These little treats are so easy to make. You can whip up a whole batch in no time and have all of your gifts taken care of for the season.

I used my Silhouette Cameo (using this download)  to make my homemade gift boxes for this delicious chocolates, but you can just as easily pick up simple brown paper gift boxes at the craft store or online.

Chocolate Almond Clusters Yum! via @tarynatddd

Oh so delicious! And not too bad for you either, right?

Homemade Chocolate Almond Clusters with cute gift boxes. Great gift idea for the Holidays! via @tarynatddd
All these little clusters consist of is allergy friendly chocolate (free of eggs, wheat, dairy and soy), raw almonds, almond butter and vanilla. 

Homemade Chocolate Almond Clusters with cute gift boxes. Great gift idea for the Holidays! via @tarynatddd

Melt the chocolate, almond butter and vanilla together in a sauce pan with the burner on low. Once melted site in the almonds until coated and then spoon the clusters onto freezer paper.

Homemade Chocolate Almond Clusters with cute gift boxes. Great gift idea for the Holidays! via @tarynatddd

Stick them in the freezer for one hour and then they are good to go!

Homemade Chocolate Almond Clusters with cute gift boxes. Great gift idea for the Holidays! via @tarynatddd

Enjoy!

Gift Idea: Homemade Chocolate Almond Clusters
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Gift Idea
Serves: 30
 
These Chocolate Almond Clusters are simple to make and would be a great gift for special friends during the holiday season.
Ingredients
  • 1 10 oz. package of Enjoy Life Chocolate Chips (These are allergy friendly, but you could easily make them with regular chocolate chips)
  • 2 Cups of Raw Almonds
  • ½ Cup Almond Butter
  • ½ tsp. Vanilla
Instructions
  1. Melt the chocolate chips, almond butter, and vanilla in a sauce pan on low heat. Once creamy, stir in the almonds.
  2. Line a cookie sheet with freezer paper and place spoonfuls of the mixtures onto the paper.
  3. Place in freezer for 1 hour.
  4. Ready to eat!

Note: I originally shared this post on Mohawk Flooring’s Blog Creative Home.

About 

Taryn is the owner/editor of Design, Dining and Diapers, a lifestyle blog that focuses on DIY home decor, design, seasonal crafts, easy recipes and just being a mom! She is all about making things for less by upcycling thrift store finds and using what’s on hand. Taryn lives in the greater Seattle area with her husband, 3 year old daughter and 1 year old son.

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Comments

  1. says

    Oh, my goodness…these must be sooo delish. They look really good.
    I am going to make some…and some Chocolate Covered Peanut Clusters for gifts…and to eat, of course…a girl has to eat a fair amount before giving out for gifts…just to make sure they are DELICIOUS. :))
    xo bj

  2. says

    This is one of my husbands favorite treats. I normally go to the candy store and buy a box, but you have inspired me to try your delicious sounding recipe. I have pinned this and will be giving it a go.
    Thanks for sharing,
    Suzanne
    Pieced Pastimes

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