Honey Cocoa Roasted Almonds
Crunchy, salty, with a hint of sweet chocolate… these Honey-Cocoa Almonds are quick to make and make a delicious dessert or even appetizer if you’re feeling festive. We use soaked and dehydrated nuts, since they are easier to digest, but you could substitute raw almonds here and roast prior to coating with the honey-cocoa mixture if you wish.

Honey Cocoa Roasted Almonds

Honey-Cocoa Roasted Almonds (GAPS, Paleo)

Course: Appetizer, Dessert
Cuisine: GAPS Diet, Gluten Free, Healthy, Paleo, SCD
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 2 cups
Author: Cara Comini
Salty, crunchy, and a hint of chocolate. These are fantastic appetizers, or have a handful for dessert after a lovely meal.



  1. In a small saucepan, combine water, honey, and cocoa powder and bring to a simmer at medium-high heat.
  2. Add almonds and stir until thick and syrupy.
  3. Spread on a parchment-covered baking sheet- depending on how dry they are at this point, you may wan to skip the baking step that comes next and simply sprinkle with sea salt.
  4. If almonds are very tacky, bake at 400* for 15 minutes.
  5. Sprinkle with sea salt.
  6. Allow to dry for 1-2 hours.
  7. Enjoy, store leftovers in a covered container.


Honey Cocoa Roasted Almonds

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