Almond Joy Bars

by in Bars & Balls, Recipes September 11, 2018

1 1/2 cups shredded unsweetened coconut
6 dates (if dates are hard, soak in warm water for 10 minutes before making the recipe)
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
15 roasted salted almonds
1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips


Line a small cutting board with wax paper.
Combine dates and coconut in a food processor until slightly sticky.
Scoop out a tablespoon of the mixture, using clean hands to shape into rounded rectangles. and place it on the wax paper. Make 15 total.
Press one almond in the center of each coconut mound & freeze for 20 minutes.
While the bars are firming up, melt the chocolate chips in a microwave-safe bowl.
Take the bars out of the freezer and use a spoon drizzle with melted chocolate.
Put them back in the freezer for another 20 minutes to firm up.

Store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge.