Homemade "mounds" or "almond Joy" Candy

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

A healthy (potentially raw/vegan) recipe for a tasty treat. adapted from the nourishing gourmet. coconut butter, or manna, can be from the healthy food store- brands nutiva and artisana are both very good. you can use the coconut nectar or agave for raw. cook time is freezer time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. for the coconut part melt the coconut oil with the honey, stirring to combine (add coconut butter/manna now if using).
  2. stir in almond extract and shredded coconut.
  3. divide into a 12 muffin tin and press 1-2 almonds into each if you want almond joy version.
  4. freeze about 15 minutes.
  5. for the chocolate part melt coconut oil and honey together, stir in vanilla and cocoa powder with a whisk or beaters
  6. top coconut patties with 2 tbs each of the chocolate and freeze 30 minutes.
  7. store in the freezer or refrigerator.