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Chocolate Mint Leaves

Incredibly fresh-tasting and oh so pretty, chocolate mint leaves make a wonderfully grownup and good-for-you dessert.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate, mint
Prep Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 53kcal
Author Vered DeLeeuw


  • 1 oz dark chocolate, 70% cocoa, broken into small pieces*
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil
  • 20 large fresh mint leaves


  • Melt the chocolate and coconut oil in a small bowl in the microwave, in 30-second intervals, stirring after each microwave session.
  • Using a pastry brush, brush the mint leaves with the melted chocolate on both sides.
  • Place the chocolate mint leaves on wax paper and allow to set at room temperature, about 1 hour.


*Lindt 70% might be a bit too sugary for someone who does strict keto. Better options would be either Lindt 90% (perhaps with a teaspoon of a low carb sweetener added to the melted chocolate or the equivalent in stevia), or Lilly sugar-free chocolate chips.
Although in the amounts used here, the difference in carbs isn't earth-shattering. Around 3g carbs per serving for Lindt 70%, and around 2g carbs per serving for Lindt 90% or for Lilly.


Serving: 5mint leaves | Calories: 53kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Fat: 4g | Sodium: 2mg | Sugar: 2g