These easy Candied Cacao Nibs are sweet, bitter, and slightly spicy. They're a healthy snack.
One pantry staple I always have in my house is cacao nibs. I like to add them to vegan yogurt or granola.
What Do Cacao Nibs Taste Like?
If you have never had cacao nibs before, they have a bitter chocolaty flavor. Cacao nibs are pieces of roasted cacao bean and have no sugar.
Since they are bitter, they pair nicely with maple syrup and spices. The result is a crunchy, sweet and spicy treat.
Do Cacao Nibs Have Caffeine?
Cacao nibs do have caffeine. According to the Navitas website, cacao has 41 mg of caffeine per 3 tablespoons of cacao nibs.These easy Candied Cacao Nibs are sweet, bitter, and slightly spicy. They're a healthy snack. Click To Tweet
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How to Make This Recipe
Place cacao nibs, maple syrup, cinnamon, nutmeg, cayenne pepper, and salt in a pan over medium heat. Heat until maple syrup dissolves, about 3-4 minutes.
Spread on parchment paper to cool.
How Long Do These Last?
These will last about 1 week in an airtight container at room temperature and up to 3 weeks in the fridge.
- agave syrup or other sweetener
These stovetop candied cacao nibs are perfect for topping vegan yogurt or granola.
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Candied Cacao Nibs
- Put cacao nibs in a pan. Add maple syrup, cinnamon, nutmeg, cayenne pepper, and salt.
- Cook on medium high heat for about 3-4 minutes, stirring frequently until liquid dissolves. Spread cacao nibs on parchment paper to cool.
*Note: Nutrition information should be considered an estimate only. Different nutrition calculators give you different results.