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I’ll admit Almond Joys were my favorite candy as a child. My mother preferred home-baked goods over anything processed. So store-bought confections were a twice-a-year phenomenon on Easter morning and Halloween eve. I will always associate coconut with spring as our Easter baskets were loaded with green-tinted coconut grass, while chocolate in any form reminds me of the turning of seasons. I’ve used coconut milk powder to give these decadent treats a creamy base, finely shredded coconut for a delicate texture, and roasted almonds for extra crunch. For me, they’re childhood in every delicious bite.
Coconut Almond Joys (low-carb)
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