Healthy Home Made Almond Joy
1 1/4 cups unsweetened shredded coconut
1/3 cup virgin coconut oil or other coconut oil that is solid at room temperature
2 tablespoons honey
1/2 teaspoon real vanilla extract
12 toasted almonds
3 1/2 ounces dark chocolate chips
1 tsp flaxseed
1 tsp chia seeds
Spray 12-cup mini muffin pan with ghee or oil
Add shredded coconut to a medium bowl.
To a saucepan over low heat add coconut oil and honey; cook and stir just until coconut oil has melted. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla. Pour mixture over flaked coconut and stir until thoroughly coated. Mix in flaxseed.
Spoon coconut mixture evenly into prepared pan, pressing firmly to compress. Top each one with an almond
Place chocolate in a double boiler or glass bowl over simmering water; stir constantly until chocolate is melted and smooth. Remove from heat and mix in chia seeds.
Spoon melted chocolate over each candy, gently spreading to the edges with back of spoon. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour, until chocolate and coconut mixture are firm. If desired, lightly sprinkle the top of each bite with flaky sea salt. Serve.