Almonds are tasty, nutritious and versatile nuts. For this reason, not only can they be consumed as the perfect snack, but they are also one of the star ingredients of the most varied recipes. And, in this post, we bring you a selection with the best easy snacks to prepare with almonds.
Easy snacks to prepare with almonds
All the snacks that we show you below stand out for being healthy, for their ease of preparation and for having, among their ingredients, almonds. In addition, they are very tasty recipes that you can eat at any time of the day and in any place.
Oatmeal cookies with almonds
Oatmeal cookies with almonds are one of the easy snacks that you can prepare and eat as breakfast or snack. You will love them!
- 1 egg
- 1 cup instant oat flakes
- ½ cup honey
- ½ cup chopped almonds
- ¾ cup whole wheat flour
- 2 tablespoons melted coconut oil
- 2 tablespoons chocolate chips
- 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
- 1 tablespoon shredded coconut
- 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
- ½ teaspoon cinnamon
- ¼ teaspoon salt
Preparation of the oatmeal cookies with almonds
- Pour and mix in a bowl the whole wheat flour with the oats, cinnamon, baking powder and salt.
- Add the lightly beaten egg, honey, vanilla essence and coconut oil along with the grated coconut, almonds and chocolate chips. Mix well and refrigerate for half an hour.
- Preheat the oven to 170 C. Next, cover the baking tray with baking paper.
- Form the mixture into small balls the size of meatballs. Place them on the tray leaving space between them. Finally, flatten the balls slightly with a spoon.
- Bake at 170 C for approximately 15 minutes. Remove from the oven and let them cool for 10 minutes before serving.
Chocolate bars with almonds and coconut
In our selection of easy-to-prepare snacks we could not miss the chocolate bars with almonds and coconut. A delicious and perfect snack to enjoy at breakfast or snack, but also in the office or even on the way to the gym.
- 1 ½ cup shredded coconut
- ½ cup almonds
- ½ cup melted semi-sweet chocolate
- ¼ cup coconut oil
- 2 tablespoons honey
Preparation of the chocolate bars with almonds and coconut
- Blend the grated coconut, the honey, the coconut oil and half of the almonds until you obtain a sticky paste.
- Then, pour the mixture on a tray previously lined with non-stick paper (or baking paper) and spread it with the help of a spatula. Next, we place the other half of almonds on its surface homogeneously. Once this is done, freeze for 15 minutes.
- Now, we melt the semi-sweet chocolate. To do this, we put it in the microwave for 15 seconds, mix and repeat the process until we notice that the chocolate is completely melted.
- Remove the preparation from the freezer and cut it into portions of the same size. Then, dip them in the melted chocolate and finally put them back in the freezer for 20 minutes.
Almond bites with honey and cocoa
Do you know another easy and healthy snack you can prepare? Almond bites with honey and cocoa. Not only are they delicious, they are also healthy and can be enjoyed at any time of the day. Of course, they are quick and easy to make, which makes them a must-have recipe if you are short on time.
- 1 ¼ cup oat flakes
- ½ cup almond butter
- ½ cup honey
- ¼ cup almonds
- 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
- 1 tablespoon flaxseed
Preparation of the almond bites with honey and cocoa
- Add all the ingredients to the food processor. As soon as the mixture is ready, pour it into a glass mold (refractory) and refrigerate for half an hour.
- With the help of two spoons, form the balls and place them on a tray previously lined with waxed paper.
- Freeze the almond bites with honey and cocoa for half an hour. Finally, serve.
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