Coconut Chocolate Bars

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Coconut Chocolate Bars
Coconut Chocolate Bars

Do you miss eating a yummy candy bar? This is very close to eating an almond joy or mounds bar! Without all the chemicals, additives and other toxins!

Ingredients, Always Organic:

  • 1 cup unsweetened, shredded coconut
  • 1 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ⅓ cup coconut cream
  • 4 tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • OPTION – instead of coconut oil for the coating, 2 oz cocoa butter
Coconut Chocolate Bars
Coconut Chocolate Bars

Instructions:

  1. Mix shredded coconut with coconut cream,1/2 of the vanilla extract and ½ sugar and blend well with a spatula or a spoon
  2. Place the shredded coconut mixture on a small cookie sheet lined with parchment paper
  3. Shape it into a flat rectangle about 4 inches by 6 inches and 1 inch thick (measurements may vary) You can aid yourself with kitchen wrap to accomplish this.
  4. Place in the freezer for 2 hours, until frozen solid
  5. Remove from the freezer and cut into 5 bars
  6. In the meantime you will prepare the chocolate coating:
  7. Melt coconut oil in a small sauce pan until liquified
  8. Add cocoa powder remaining sugar and vanilla extract to the coconut oil
  9. Mix well on low heat for about 2 minutes, until all ingredients are well blended
  10. Let cool to room temperature, but still liquid
  11. Now dip the bars in the cocoa mixture, and turn to all sides to coat evenly. It helps if the bars are frozen solid so they won’t break.
  12. Place bars back on the cookie sheet
  13. When all bars are all coated put in the refrigerator to harden.
  14. The bars can be kept in the fridge for harder consistency or at room temperature for softer.
  15. Cacao will melt if kept at a temperature too high.
  16. OPTION 2
  17. If you want your chocolate coating to stay solid at room temperature use cocoa butter instead of coconut oil.
  18. Proceed exactly in the same way as using the coconut oil.

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