Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Spread

Number of Servings: 6 (61g)
Active Time: 15 min.
Total Time: 15 min.
Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Spread

Rich as frosting, this is a spread best savored as a treat in small servings. While similar to Nutella, this spread has a darker chocolate taste with notes of brown sugar.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup hazelnuts, toasted
  • 6 medjool dates, pitted
  • ⅓ cup cocoa powder
  • ¾ tsp. vanilla extract
  • ⅛ tsp. kosher salt
  • 4 Tbsp. canola oil (use milk instead of oil for a milk chocolate version- with fewer calories too)

Directions

  1. Process hazelnuts in a food processor until a smooth paste is formed.
  2. Add the dates and process until fully incorporate, scraping down the sides of the bowl as needed.
  3. Add the remaining ingredients and continue blending until creamy. Store in the fridge.

Nutrition Facts

6 servings per container

Serving Size 61g

Amount per serving
Calories 305
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23.5g 31%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 16.5g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 50mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
Dietary Fiber 5.5g 21%
Total Sugars 17g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 2g
Protein 5g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 47.2mg 4%
Iron 1.9mg 10%
Potassium 395mg 8%
Vitamin A 1.9mcg 0%
Vitamin C 1.4mg 2%
Vitamin E 5mg 35%
Vitamin K 10.6mcg 10%
Thiamin 0.2mg 15%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 8%
Niacin 1.9mg 15%
Vitamin B6 0.2mg 10%
Folate 30.6mcg 8%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 17.1mcg 60%
Chloride 4mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.4mg 0%
Phosphorus 115.2mg 10%
Iodine 3.8mcg 2%
Magnesium 73.5mg 20%
Zinc 1mg 10%
Selenium 1.2mcg 2%
Copper 0.7mg 80%
Manganese 1.7mg 70%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 0mcg 0%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Medjool Dates, Hazelnuts, Canola Oil, Cocoa, Vanilla Extract, Salt.

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