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Almond Butter Buckeye Bites

Almond Butter Buckeye Bites are a modern version of the traditional buckeye. They are made of a melt-in-your mouth, creamy roasted almond butter center surrounded by handcrafted dark chocolate made with pure cocoa and cocoa butter. They are rich, smooth and irresistible.
Course Dessert, Snack
Keyword chocolate, dairy free, gluten free, keto, paleo, peanut free
Servings 15 buckeyes


  • 1/3 cup coconut manna or coconut butter
  • 1 tbsp organic virgin coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup almond butter
  • 1 tsp organic vanilla bean extract
  • 1 dash sea salt
  • 3 tbsp Vitafiber
  • 1 batch melted chocolate (see instructions)


  1. In a saucepan, heat coconut butter and coconut oil over low to medium heat and stir until well combined.

  2. Stir in almond butter and mix until combined.

  3. Stir in vanilla extract, sea salt, and vitafiber.

  4. Once well mixed take the saucepan off the heat. Measure a tablespoon of the mixture into each of the silicone mold cavities. Or, shape the mixture into balls.

  5. Place the balls onto a wax paper lined tray and freeze for at least 10 minutes until the mixture hardens. If the mixture is too hard when you remove it from the freezer let thaw for a couple of minutes before dipping, otherwise, your toothpick may break off into your almond butter ball. And that would be sad. 

  6. While your mixture is freezing, prepare your chocolate for dipping. You can use my recipe for Easy Homemade Keto Dairy Free Chocolate OR you can melt your favorite dairy-free or low sugar chocolate in a microwave safe bowl in 30-second increments until melted.

  7. Pop your almond butter goodies out of the molds. Insert a toothpick into the top of your almond butter ball. Dip 3/4 of the ball into chocolate, leaving the top uncovered to resemble a buckeye. Remove excess using a fork or small spatula. Place on wax paper-lined tray. Remove toothpick. Smooth over holes. Freeze until firm.

Recipe Notes

Coconut manna/butter is usually solid in the container. You can soften it by placing the jar in a bowl of hot water or by microwaving the jar without the lid in 30 second increments until softened.

For different variations, you could try cashew butter or walnut butter in place of almond butter. I think they would all taste amazing.