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Clean Eating Marzipan Candy Recipe

Clean Eating Marzipan Candy

This delicious candy can be enjoyed any time of year for any special occasion. Just buy whatever mold fits the occasion!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American, German
Prep Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Yield 1 batch
Calories 1017 kcal
Author The Gracious Pantry

Ingredients

  • 1 cup blanched almonds
  • 1/3 cup powdered Sucanat (powdered coconut sugar works too)
  • 1 tsp. almond extract
  • 1/2 tsp. water (at a time for consistency
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Instructions

  1. Using a food processor, process your blanched almonds into almond flour. 

  2. Add the sweetener to the processor as well and continue blending.

  3. Pour in the almond extract and blend for 1 minute.

  4. At this point, your dough should be sticky and hold together if you press it into a mold. If for some reason it's more crumbly or not sticky, blend in a 1/2 tsp. of water at a time until the dough will hold together and compress easily into a mold.

  5. If you accidentally add too much water, simply blend in a few more almonds (about 1 tbsp. at a time) until you get a good consistency. It should be sticky, but not impossible to work with.

  6. Set the mold on a cookie sheet to keep it steady and place the whole thing in the freezer for an hour or two.

  7. Press the marzipan out of the molds onto the cold cookie sheet.

  8. If you want to dip these in chocolate, now would be the time to do that. Otherwise, simply wrap them in pretty foil paper for your sweetheart!

  9. Store in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.

  10. Keeps in the freezer for up to 3 months.

Recipe Notes

Please note that the nutrition data is for the entire batch. Yield will vary by the size of the molds you use, so divide this data by the number of marzipan candies you end up with.

Nutrition Facts
Clean Eating Marzipan Candy
Amount Per Serving (1 batch)
Calories 1017 Calories from Fat 585
% Daily Value*
Fat 65g100%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Sodium 26mg1%
Potassium 823mg24%
Carbohydrates 90g30%
Fiber 12g50%
Sugar 72g80%
Protein 26g52%
Calcium 295mg30%
Iron 4.4mg24%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.