PB Chocolate Almond Clusters

Hi Friends!

Thanks for all the well wishes on the race yesterday! It went really well. It was the first year this 5K was put on and everything went really smoothly. It was sponsored by Panera and raised money for breast cancer research. I ran it in 27:37 and my goal was to finish in the 27th minute so hurray! I ran the whole thing without stopping and felt great afterwards! Already contemplating running another :)

And now, a fun little snack for you! Couldn’t be easier.

PB Chocolate Almond Clusters

by Lindsay L


  • 1/4 c peanut butter
  • 2 c unsalted, raw almonds
  • 1/2 c dark chocolate chips, more if desired


Melt the peanut butter in the microwave in a medium sized bowl.

Add the almonds and stir until well coated.

Spread the almonds onto a baking sheet covered in aluminum foil and place in the refrigerator for 15 minutes until peanut butter has cooled.

Melt the chocolate in the microwave. Add the almonds to the bowl of chocolate and stir until well coated.

Spread the almonds on the baking sheet again, on a clean sheet of foil.

Place in the freezer for 15-20 minutes or until the chocolate is set.

Break into clusters and store in an airtight container.

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The perfect afternoon snack :)


About Lindsay

Lindsay Livingston is a Registered Dietitian and new mom from Columbus, Ohio. On her blog, she shares simple, healthy recipes, nutrition tips, workouts and snapshots of her life. Follow her on Twitter @LeanGrnBeanBlog and Instagram @TheLeanGreenBean and be sure to subscribe via RSS or email so you never miss a post!


  1. Amazing! (And vegan ;))
    Sarah @ The Smart Kitchen recently posted..Breaking Vegan

  2. Yesssss please. I heart almonds! and I especially love them when they taste like candy. Yum!

  3. Speedy Gonzalez!!! These look delish, can’t wait to give them a try. And so simple!
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  4. mmm, this sounds great. i never thought to use choc and pb to cover almonds. i have to make this
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  5. Mmm these look amazing! Chocolate covered nuts are a serious weakness of mine!
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  6. yum! glad your 5k went well.
    Sarah K. @ The Pajama Chef recently posted..Pumpkin Biscuits

  7. Yum! PB + Chocolate + anything = my favorite combo. Yum!

  8. I hope Panera gave out free bagels :)
    Matt @ The Athlete’s Plate recently posted..Week In Review: 10/17/11-10/23/11

  9. This would be the perfect indulgent treat!!! I love peanut butter, dark chocolate and almonds!!
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  10. Wow girl :) So proud of you and your race πŸ˜€ Amazing <3 I always look up to "runners" Something I couldn't do that's for sure! You are so determined! Be proud!

    Great recipe by the way :) My Mom would LOVE these!
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  11. Seriously!?! I think I need to move closer to you!!! These look soo good! Definitely on my to make list!
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