Chocolate-covered almonds

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Chocolate almonds
Chocolate and almonds, together again.
Type Confection
Main ingredient(s) Almonds and chocolate.
Approximate calories
per serving

Chocolate-covered almonds are a candy created by covering almonds with chocolate.


In 1742, William Parks printed a copy of Eliza Smith's cookbook, The Compleat Housewife. "Chocolate almonds" was the only chocolate recipe it contained despite the popularity of chocolate among the wealthy at the time.[1]

Many places on the internet claim that July 8 is (American) National Milk Chocolate with Almonds Day,[2] while November 7 is National Bitter Chocolate with Almonds Day.[3]

See also


  1. Grivetti, Louis Evan; Shapiro, Howard-Yana (September 2011). Chocolate: History, Culture, and Heritage. Wiley. pp. 1866–7. Retrieved September 10, 2012. 
  2. Hopkins, John-Bryan. "July Holidays". Retrieved September 8, 2012. 
  3. Strickland, Ashley (November 7, 2011). "Breakfast buffet: National bittersweet chocolate with almonds day". CNN. Retrieved September 8, 2012. 

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