Recipes Mocha Goji Almond Crunch Bar Created by Chef Rob Corliss on behalf of the Almond Board of California Bold and savory, this pressed bar is loaded with creamy almond butter spiked with notes of espresso, unsweetened cocoa powder, bites of cacao nibs and dark chocolate, roasted almonds, blanched slivered almonds and goji berries. Difficulty Medium Ingredients Serves: 1 bar Serving Size: 54 16 ounces golden raisins jumbo 12 ounces almonds, natural whole 8 ounces goji berries, dried whole 8 ounces bittersweet chocolate, 60% cacao chips 1.50 ounces cocoa powder unsweetened 0.40 ounce espresso powder 0.20 ounce cinnamon ground 16 ounces almond butter creamy 4 fluid ounces water, cold filtered 20 ounces almonds, blanched slivered 2.40 ounces cacao nibs Preparation Soak the golden raisins in hot water for 10-15 minutes to help plump them up even more; then drain and discard the water and reserve the raisins. Place plumped raisins, whole almonds and goji berries, in Robot Coupe®. Pulse just until a medium crumble/ lose paste forms. Add the bittersweet chocolate, cocoa powder, espresso powder and cinnamon and pulse just until combined. Add the almond butter and cold water and pulse just until the evenly combined mixture holds its shape when pressed in your hands. Remove from Robot Coupe® and place the mixture in a mixing bowl. Add blanched slivered almonds and cacao nibs and stir/blend to combine evenly. Evenly spread mixture into a 1/2 sheet pan lined with parchment paper, then top the mixture with another sheet of parchment paper and use a rolling pin to evenly flatten and press the mixture. Place the 1/2 sheet pan in refrigerator for 1 hour, to firm up the mixture. After firming up - remove the top parchment paper, then portion into 54 equal snack bars (9 W x 6 L). Place the bars in a sealed container and store refrigerated. Nutritional Info Per Serving NAME AMOUNT Calories 230 kcal Fat 16g Saturated Fat 2g Sodium 15mg Total Carbohydrates 18g Dietary Fiber 4g Sugars 10g Includes 3g Added Sugars Protein 7g Did you know? In addition to almonds being a delicious ingredient in our recipes they’re also heart healthy, gut healthy, and full of vitamins and nutrients - explore Health & Nutrition to learn more. Not only that, almond farmers are dedicated to sustainability - find out how they’re Growing Good.