Friday, January 21, 2011

Paleo Chocolate Coconut Almond Meltaways

These things are paleo candy. Do not treat them as an every day food. These are special occasion treat that should be enjoyed in moderation. Yet once you make a batch, good luck stopping at just one of these tasty morsels. They are decadent and delicious. They just melt in your mouth.

Paleo Chocolate Coconut Almond Meltaways

1 cup almond butter
1/2 cup honey, agave, maple syrup or blend
1/4 cup coconut oil (not melted)
1 cup cocoa powder
1/2 cup shredded coconut + more to cover the outside

Mix almond butter, honey, coconut oil, cocoa and 1/2 cup shredded coconut in large bowl with electric mixer until smooth. Drop spoonfuls into a plate of shredded coconut. Cover each spoonful in coconut and place on a parchment lined cookie sheet. Place in freezer for 30-45 minutes until firm. Serve and enjoy! Be sure to store these in the refrigerator to keep their shape.

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