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Dark Chocolate Nut Clusters Recipe Instructions by top Houston lifestyle blogger Ashley Rose of Sugar & Cloth
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Healthy Snacks Under 300 Calories: Dark Chocolate Nut Clusters

I LOVE a good dark chocolate pick me up in the afternoon, and these dark chocolate nut clusters are so easy to make...
Total Time15 mins
Course: Bites, Desserts
Cuisine: American
Keyword: clusters, dark chocolate, easy, healthy, nut, quick, snack, sugar and cloth
Servings: 12 people
Calories: 252kcal


  • 13 oz bar of dark chocolate (at least 72%)
  • 1 cup raw almonds or cashews, cut into large pieces
  • large flake sea salt


  • Line a tray with parchment or waxed paper and set aside.
  • Chop the bar of chocolate into pieces and place in a heat proof bowl.
  • Put about an inch of water in the bottom of a small pot and bring
  • it to a simmer.
  • Place the chocolate bowl on top of the pot and melt, stirring occasionally.
  • Once it has melted completely, stir in the nuts.
  • Spoon the mixture out onto the tray in 12 rounds.
  • Sprinkle the tops with a pinch of sea salt flakes.
  • Allow the chocolate to harden completely.
  • Store in an airtight container in a cool, dark place.
  • Tip: Avoid putting the chocolate in the freezer or fridge, as it can cause the chocolate to look white and powdery on the outside.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 252kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 6mg | Potassium: 304mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 12IU | Calcium: 54mg | Iron: 4mg