Chocolate Dipped Pears with Almond Crunch by Bakers Royale : Place melted chocolate in one bowl and the chopped almonds in a second bowl. Dip room temperature pears in chocolate then in almonds. Place dipped pears on a cooling rack to set.
Candied-Hazelnut Cupcakes -Made with almonds and hazelnuts and covered with dark chocolate frosting, these cupcakes are worth serving on their own. Add a sleek touch by topping the cupcakes with caramel-dipped hazelnut spikes.