Low-Carb Pistachio Bonbons

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A powerful antioxidant, rich in fiber & minerals, dark chocolate has significant health benefits including reducing insulin resistance and protecting against heart disease. Coupled with highly-nutritious, protein-packed pistachios, we have a confection not only for your palette, but general well-being. Naturally sweet, creamy pistachio butter was the culinary inspiration behind this recipe. Add-on the numerous health benefits, and these little confections couldn’t be more perfect.

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Low-Carb Pistachio Bonbons

Course Dessert, Snack
Keyword Chocolate
Servings 24 bonbons
Calories 43kcal

Equipment

Please note you will need a silicone candy mold and food processor for this recipe.

Ingredients

4 ounces 72% dark chocolate chopped2 teaspoons coconut oil divided cup unsalted pistachio meats1 tablespoon olive oil½ teaspoon maple syrup teaspoon sea salt

Instructions

Set a double boiler over medium heat. **
Add chocolate pieces and one teaspoon coconut oil, stirring occasionally until melted.
For stability, place candy mold on a baking sheet.
Using a silicone pastry brush, partially fill each mold cup with chocolate mixture, coating sides.
Freeze for 5 minutes.
Using a processor, chop pistachios, olive oil, remaining coconut oil, maple syrup & sea salt, until smooth.
Stopping frequently to scrape sides.
Transfer pistachio butter to a small bowl.
Fill each partially frozen mold cup with 1/2 teaspoon pistachio butter.
Finish filling each mold cup with remaining melted chocolate.
Freeze for 10 minutes, until set.
Remove candy from mold.
Store refrigerated in an airtight container.

Notes

Naturally low-carb & gluten-free

**If you do not have a double boiler, simmer a few inches of water in a medium saucepan, fit a glass bowl inside, ensuring water does not enter the container.

Nutrition

Serving: 1bonbon | Fiber: 1g | Calories: 43kcal | Fat: 4g | Protein: 1g | Carbohydrates: 3g


Please note that the nutritional information may vary depending
on the specific brands of products used. We encourage everyone to check specific
product labels in calculating the exact nutritional information.

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