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Coconut-Almond Candies

in quick and easy whole grain dairy free gluten free overnight guaranteed classic

Author: Charlotte Bothe

Coconut-Almond Candies Recipe

Oh, joy! This coconut-almond-chocolate combination is one that many people know well. Bringing this no-bake treat together is quick and easy, guaranteeing a treat that will be ready to enjoy in less than an hour.

At a glance

Prep
Total
Yield
28 candies.
Nutrition information

Ingredients

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  • 1/3 cup boiling water
  • 1/4 cup melted unsalted butter
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup coconut milk powder
  • 2 1/2 cups unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 cup toasted whole almonds
  • 2 cups chopped bittersweet chocolate or chocolate chips, melted

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, beat together the water, butter, sugar, salt, and coconut milk powder until thick and smooth, scraping the bottom and sides of the bowl as necessary.
  2. Add the coconut and stir to combine.
  3. Scoop the mixture by tablespoonfuls (a tablespoon cookie scoop works well here), and shape into round mounds. Place on parchment-lined baking sheets, topping each mound with 2 almonds.
  4. Freeze the candies for 30 to 60 minutes, until they're firm enough to handle easily.
  5. Coat the candies with the melted chocolate, and place back on the baking sheets. Cool until the chocolate is firm.
  6. Yield: 28 candies.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size 1 piece (41g)
  • Servings Per Batch 28
Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 220
  • Calories from Fat 160
  • Total Fat 17g
  • Saturated Fat 11g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 5mg
  • Sodium 35mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 17g
  • Dietary Fiber 3g
  • Sugars 12g
  • Protein 3g

* The nutrition information provided for this recipe is determined by the ESHA Genesis R&D software program. Substituting any ingredients may change the posted nutrition information.