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Chocolate Covered Espresso Beans

Chocolate covered espresso beans are the bite-sized energy boost you've been craving! Sweet and crunchy, with a little punch of caffeine. This 2-ingredient recipe comes together in less than 15 minutes.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 2 ingredients, easy to make, no cooking
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 130kcal
Author: Cheryl Malik


  • Microwave
  • Microwave-safe bowl
  • Baking sheet
  • Parchment paper


  • 1 cup espresso beans
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips or 1 milk chocolate bar


  • Place chocolate chips (or chocolate bar, broken into pieces) in microwave-safe bowl.
  • Microwave in 10-second intervals, stirring between each, until chocolate is melted. Be careful not to burn chocolate.
  • Remove bowl from microwave and add in espresso beans, stirring until well combined.
  • Remove each espresso bean individually using a fork. Place beans on baking sheet lined with parchment paper, being careful not to let them touch.
  • Repeat until all beans are coated in chocolate and placed on parchment paper.
  • Let beans cool at room temperature. Alternately, chill them in the refrigerator to help them set up faster.


  • Make it Keto: Use keto-friendly chocolates like Choczero or Lily's brands chocolate.
Recipe yields approximately 8 servings. Nutritional values shown reflect information for 1 serving. Macros may vary slightly depending on the specific brands of ingredients used.
To determine the size of one serving, prepare the recipe as instructed, then weigh the entire finished recipe . Divide the total weight of the recipe (not including the weight of the bowl, pot, or plate the food is in) by 8. Result will be the weight of one serving.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 130kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 128mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 11IU | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg | Net Carbs: 10g