Recipe courtesy of Nancy Fuller
Show: The Kitchen
Save Recipe Print
Chocolate Almond Butter Buddies
Total:
1 hr 30 min
Active:
30 min
Yield:
3 1/2 dozen buddies
Level:
Easy
Total:
1 hr 30 min
Active:
30 min
Yield:
3 1/2 dozen buddies
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Special equipment: wooden skewers or toothpicks

In a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream the butter and almond butter on medium-high speed until very smooth. Add the graham cracker crumbs and vanilla and beat again until smooth. On low speed, add 2 cups of the confectioners' sugar and beat to combine. Continue adding the sugar, about 1/2 cup at a time, until you can form a handful of the mixture into a slightly sticky ball. Refrigerate the dough just to firm it up a bit, 10 to 15 minutes.

Roll the dough into 1-inch balls and put on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Refrigerate the dough again just to firm it up a bit, 10 to 15 minutes.

Meanwhile, melt the chocolate chips and shortening in a double boiler or a bowl set over a pan of simmering water. Stir until smooth. Remove the bowl from the heat and let the chocolate cool and thicken while the buddies chill in the refrigerator. (You want the chocolate thick enough so you can dip and coat the buddies.)

To dip them, poke a buddy with a wooden skewer or toothpick and swirl it in the melted chocolate, leaving a little of the almond butter mixture peeping out at the top. Drop it gently back onto the parchment-lined baking sheet. 

Once you've dipped all of the buddies, refrigerate them until the chocolate is set, about 30 minutes.

More from:

The Kitchen

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Get the recipe

Sushi Brain 00:53

This sushi brain is the most delicious way to creep out your friends.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Peanut Butter-Chocolate No-Bake Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Homemade Butter

Recipe courtesy of Alex Guarnaschelli

Roasted Butter Herb Turkey

Recipe courtesy of Sandra Lee

Venita's Chocolate Chip Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

Mascarpone Cheesecake with Almond Crust

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Blackberry-Almond Cobbler

Recipe courtesy of Damaris Phillips

Chocolate Truffles

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Chocolate-Hazelnut Gelato

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.