Homemade Almond Joy Candy Bar (Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Paleo)

prep time:
cook time:60 min
ready in:
  • 1½ cups unsweetened shredded coconut
  • ¼ cup melted coconut oil
  • 5 tablespoons coconut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons raw honey, pinch of salt, raw almonds
  • ½ cup cacao butter
  • ½ cup chocolate chips (Enjoy Life)
  • Mix the shredded coconut, coconut oil, coconut butter, vanilla extract, honey and salt.
  • Line a medium loaf pan (8½” x 4½”) with parchment paper and press the mixture into the bottom and sides of the pan.
  • Refrigerate for about 1 hour and cut into small rectangles of approximately 2 inches long by 1.5 inches wide then return to the fridge.
  • Melt the cacao butter and chocolate chips in a double boiler over simmering water.
  • Let chocolate cool for 5 minutes.
  • Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper, place 2 almonds in each coconut bar and dip in the chocolate using a fork, one at the time.
  • Refrigerate until chocolate hardens then double dip the candy in the chocolate. Recipe makes approximately 13 (2” x 1½”) Almond Joy Candy Bars. Store in an airtight container in the fridge.