5 Sweet Ways to Celebrate National Chocolate with Almonds Day

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As if we needed another excuse to celebrate chocolate -- today marks National Chocolate with Almonds Day! Check out five delish ways to enjoy the combo--and let us know what you think!

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Raw Chocolate Truffles

Why We Love It: This mini-indulgence is made with good-for-you ingredients like dates, almonds, cocoa powder and oats.

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Chocolate Almond Muffins

Why We Love It: Instead of a sweet dessert, we like to think of these savory muffins as a second breakfast.

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Honeycomb, Chocolate and Almond Pavlova

Why We Love It: Creamy mascarpone and tart cherries make this dish both savory and sweet.

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Sugared Toasted Almond Cupcakes with Chocolate Frosting

Why We Love It: This sugary treat incorporates nuts in both the cake and the frosting -- perfect for the true almond fan.

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Homemade Chocolate Chip Cookies

Why We Love It: The best part about this easy-to-make dessert? They're gluten-free.

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