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Healthy Almond Joys

Homemade and healthy almond joy candies that only have FIVE ingredients and are low carb, gluten free, and vegan! Can’t wait for you to try these!!

Prep: 10 minsCook: 20 minsTotal: 30 mins
Servings: 8 1x

Ingredients

  • 2 cups unsweetened flaked or shredded coconut
  • 2 tablespoons agave nectar
  • 2 tablespoons refined coconut oil, melted
  • 2 pinches sea salt
  • 68 raw almonds
  • 1/3 cup dark chocolate chips (60% cacao or more)
  • 1/2 tablespoon coconut oil, melted (to mix in with the chocolate)
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt, for topping

Instructions

  1. Place the coconut, agave nectar, coconut oil, and sea salt in your food processor.
  2. Process until sticky and clumps together, taking time to scrape down the sides to get everything processed together.
  3. Place a piece of parchment paper on a cutting board.
  4. Use your hands to form oval shapes and place on the parchment paper.
  5. Lay one almond on each mound.
  6. In a bowl, mix together the melted chocolate chips and 1/2 tablespoon coconut oil until drizzly.
  7. Place a mound in the chocolate bowl and spoon the chocolate over the mound until it’s coated.
  8. Use a fork to lift the mound up and drip off any excess chocolate.
  9. Place it back on the parchment paper and continue until all the candies are coated.
  10. Place in the freezer for 20 minutes, store in fridge until ready to eat.

Tips

Serving (1 candy): Calories 111; Fat 8.8g (Sat 7.2g); Protein 0.8g; Carb 8.6g (net carb 7.7g); Fiber 0.9g; Sodium 118mg

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