Yield: 1 Servings
|2 ounces||Semisweet chocolate chips|
|1 cup||Roasted unsalted cashews or toasted blanched almonds|
|½ cup||Butter; cut up|
In a small heavy saucepan, melt chocolate over low heat, stirring constantly until chocolate begins to melt. Immediately remove the chocolate from heat; stir until smooth. Cool slightly.
Place nuts in a food processor or blender; cover and process or blend until nuts are very finely chopped, stopping and scraping the sides as necessary.
Add butter; process or blend until nearly smooth. Transfer mixture to a bowl; stir in melted chocolate. Serve at room temperature. Use to spread on croissants, muffins or biscuits. Makes 1 cup.
Per serving: 1073 Calories; 108g Fat (86% calories from fat); 3g Protein; 36g Carbohydrate; 245mg Cholesterol; 932mg Sodium From The Chocolate Archives, Dec 1997,