Low-Carb Pistachio Bonbons

This content originally appeared on ForGoodMeasure. Republished with permission.

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.


Low-Carb Pistachio Bonbons

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


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


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


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.


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.


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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