Chocolate Hazelnut Spread

Close up shot of toast on a white plate.

This chocolate hazelnut spread is such a decadent treat. I’d choose this nutritious vegan, refined sugar free, dairy free chocolate spread over the store bought sugary stuff any day.

This spread is sweet, but not sickeningly sweet, and very chocolaty tasting with plenty of hazelnut flavour. It’s sweetened with date paste and doesn’t contain any added sugar. A bit of extra virgin olive gives this spread a lovely, rich consistency.

Use this chocolate hazelnut spread on toast, muffins, or just eat it off the spoon. This is so simple to prepare and perfect for kids and grown ups alike.

For another delicious snack idea, try these pecan stuffed dates. They’re an easy vegetarian snack or appetizer that’s perfect for parties.

Close up of a piece of toast spread with chocolate hazelnut spread.
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Chocolate Hazelnut Spread

This healthier version of chocolate hazelnut spread is refined sugar free and vegan.
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate, dairy free, hazelnut, vegan
Prep Time 10 hours 10 minutes
Total Time 10 hours 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 220kcal


  • 1 cup date paste (see my date paste recipe for instructions)
  • 1/2 cup hazelnuts
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/4 cup olive oil


  • Soak the hazelnuts overnight (or for approximately 10-12 hours).
  • Add the hazelnuts, date paste, cocoa powder, and salt to a food processor or blender and process/blend until smooth.
  • Makes approximately 1 1/2 cups of chocolate hazelnut spread.
  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge.


Calories: 220kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 283mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1mg