Healthy Coconut and Almond Dark Chocolate Bars
These beautiful bars are sheer happiness in your mouth: a layer of toasted coconut flakes, coconut oil, almonds, and chia seeds topped with a thin layer of delicate chocolate and sprinkled with more chopped almonds. Yum.
- 1 cup flaked coconut
- 1 1/2 cups almond slices
- 3/4 cup coconut oil
- 1 tablespoon chia seeds
- sea salt
- 3.5 ounce dark chocolate
Preheat oven to 350 ºF.
Toast coconut flakes in a pan in the oven until lightly browned, about five minutes.
Line a 9x12 baking dish with wax paper.
Blend almonds and coconut oil in a super blender or food processor until very smooth. Add chia seeds and coconut flakes. Pulse a few times.
Pour into lined pan. Sprinkle with salt.
Place in freezer for 30 minutes.
Melt chocolate in a small pot and drizzle over frozen coconut and almonds. Sprinkle chopped almonds on top and place back in the freezer for another 5 minutes. Cut into squares.
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Calories: 227kcal | Carbohydrates: 5.4g