No Bake Almond Joy Cookies With Coconut Oil

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup coconut syrup (honey or maple syrup will work too)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2/3 cup shredded coconut
  • 2/3 cup sprouted almonds, chopped
  • extra shredded coconut for topping (optional)

Directions:

  1. Melt the coconut oil over low heat in a medium saucepan.
  2. Add cocoa powder, coconut syrup and vanilla extract.
  3. Add shredded coconut and sprouted almonds to the chocolate dough.
  4. Mix well and let the dough cool to room temperature.
  5. Scoop cookies onto a parchment lined cookie sheet.
  6. Flatten each cookie with a spoon or fork.
  7. Sprinkle cookies with shredded coconut or chopped almonds (optional).
  8. Place cookies in the refrigerator to set.
  9. Store cookies in container in refrigerator or freezer.
  10. Store for up to two weeks.

Yields approximately 1 dozen cookies.