Chocolate Covered Cashews

5 from 1 vote

All you need is just 3 ingredients to make these chocolate covered cashews! An easy and delicious dessert for the holidays.

chocolate cashew clusters stacked
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These chocolate covered cashew clusters are salty, sweet, and so simple to make.

Chocolate covered anything is delicious, and these salted cashews are no exception.

Some of our other favorites include chocolate covered oreos, chocolate covered pretzels, and pecan pie balls.

If you need a quick and easy no bake dessert for the holidays, these cashew clusters are great!

They’re also gluten free and vegan (just check your chocolate chips), making them perfect for any friends and family.

Enjoy life brand chocolate chips is a great allergy friendly chocolate that tastes delicious.

Cashew Cluster Ingredients

  • dark chocolate chips
  • roasted salted cashews
  • sea salt flakes
chocolate chips and cashews

How to make chocolate covered cashews

Step 1: Melt the dark chocolate chips until smooth using the microwave or a double boiler.

I typically just melt mine in 30 second increments in the microwave, stirring each time until smooth.

Step 2: Stir the cashews into the melted dark chocolate.

mixing the cashews into the melted chocolate

Step 3: Use a cookie scoop to scoop cashew clusters onto parchment paper or wax paper.

For smaller clusters, use a tablespoon to make these whatever size you prefer.

Step 4: Sprinkle the tops of the chocolate cashews with sea salt flakes immediately before the chocolate hardens.

chocolate covered cashews topped with flaked sea salt

These salty sweet chocolate covered cashews are great for the holidays, or a simple dessert any time of year!

chocolate covered cashews topped with flaked sea salt

Looking for more easy desserts with nuts? Try these peanut clusters!

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chocolate covered cashews topped with flaked sea salt
5 from 1 vote

Chocolate Covered Cashews

By: Joy Shull
These chocolate covered cashews are so easy to make and all you need is just 3 ingredients!
Prep: 15 minutes
Additional Time: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings: 12

Ingredients 

  • 1 ½ cups roasted salted cashews
  • 10 oz dark chocolate chips
  • Sea salt flakes, for topping

Instructions 

  • Melt the dark chocolate chips until smooth using the microwave or a double boiler
  • Stir the cashews into the melted dark chocolate
  • Use a cookie scoop to scoop cashew clusters onto parchment paper
  • Sprinkle the tops with sea salt flakes immediately before the chocolate hardens
  • Refrigerate until set

Nutrition

Calories: 226kcal, Carbohydrates: 19g, Protein: 5g, Fat: 15g, Saturated Fat: 8g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g, Monounsaturated Fat: 5g, Cholesterol: 0.2mg, Sodium: 135mg, Potassium: 246mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 9g, Vitamin A: 2IU, Vitamin C: 0.1mg, Calcium: 79mg, Iron: 1mg
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