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.