Don’t let these simple-looking cookies fool you. They’ve got a secret flavor inside just waiting to reveal itself. Hidden at the center of each of these Secret Almond Cookies is the rich taste of Hershey with Almonds. Surprise! There’s just something magical that happens when you bake this chocolate almond Hershey recipe, so bring that magic into your kitchen and share it with family, friends, and neighbors!
Check out my other recipe: Toasted Almond Bar Ice Cream
Hershey with Almonds Recipe
Some of my favorite homemade food gifts to make are these Almonds and this Easy Chocolate Bark Recipe.
The combination of almonds and chocolate, especially Hershey’s chocolate, is a creative and unique way to say thank you.
Today, I’m excited to share another wonderful chocolate recipe.
- 36HERSHEY’S KISSES Brand Milk Chocolates with Almonds
- 1 cup butter or margarine (2 sticks), softened
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 1/4 cups slivered almonds finely chopped
- 1/2 tsp almond extract (optional)
- 1 cup powdered sugar for rolling
Heat oven to 375°F. Remove wrappers from the chocolates.
Beat butter, granulated sugar, and vanilla in a large bowl until fluffy. Add flour, almonds, and almond extract, if desired; beat on low speed of mixer until well blended.
Using about 1 tablespoon of dough for each cookie, shape the dough around each chocolate piece; roll in hand to make the ball. (Be sure to cover each chocolate piece completely). Place on an ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until cookies are set but not browned. Cool slightly; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. While still slightly warm, roll in powdered sugar. Cool completely. Store in a tightly covered container. Roll again in powdered sugar just before serving.
Nutritional Facts of Hershey with Almonds
Servings Per Container 36 servings
Serving size1 cookie (25g)
Amount per serving
% Daily Value
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 45mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 8g
Includes 7g Added Sugar 14%
Vitamin D 00%
Calcium 19mg 2%
Iron 0mg 0%
Potassium 52mg 2%
The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutritional advice.
Recipe Notes for Hershey with Almonds
- Always use fresh and unsalted almonds. Whole natural almonds and nothing else. Use a high-quality nut to get a high-quality final product
- Toasting the almonds creates a crunchier texture, bringing out their flavor
- Double dipping is possible if you want a thicker chocolate coating. Repeat the dipping process after the first layer dries
Variations for Hershey with Almonds
- As an option, sprinkle with sea salt. If you like the sweet and salty flavors, sprinkle some sea salt before the chocolate hardens
- For a vegan variation, use vegan chocolate
- Feel free to use other nuts in this recipe -pecans, walnut halves, Brazil nuts, cashews, peanuts, or even macadamia nuts are all great variations
- Spice it up! For a smoky chocolate flavor, grind some chili flakes into a powder and add them to the melted chocolate
Here are some frequently asked questions (FAQs) about Hershey’s Milk Chocolate with Almonds:
Hershey’s Milk Chocolate with Almonds is a classic candy bar made by Hershey’s that features milk chocolate mixed with whole almonds.
Hershey’s Milk Chocolate with Almonds does not contain any gluten ingredients, but it may be produced on equipment that also processes products containing gluten.
Yes, Hershey’s Milk Chocolate with Almonds is certified kosher.
A standard-sized Hershey’s Milk Chocolate with Almonds bar contains approximately 210 calories.
Yes, Hershey’s also makes a variety of other chocolate bars with almonds, such as Hershey’s Special Dark Chocolate with Almonds and Hershey’s Cookies ‘n’ Creme with Almonds.
Hershey’s Milk Chocolate with Almonds is widely available at grocery stores, convenience stores, and online retailers.
In conclusion, Hershey’s Milk Chocolate with Almonds is a beloved candy bar that combines rich milk chocolate with crunchy whole almonds. It is a classic treat that has been enjoyed by generations of chocolate lovers and continues to be a popular choice for satisfying sweet cravings.
Hershey’s Milk Chocolate with Almonds is gluten-free, kosher-certified, and has a long shelf life, making it a versatile and convenient snack. It can be enjoyed on its own or used in baking and cooking recipes. Overall, Hershey’s Milk Chocolate with Almonds is a delicious and satisfying candy bar that is sure to please chocolate and nut lovers alike.