Coconut Oil Candy Bars

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Now, here’s a new favorite recipe in our house!

We have several in the family cutting back on, or cutting out, sugar for the time being. But, sometimes you just need a little something for that sweet tooth!

So, here is a chocolate recipe that is good for you, and oh so delicious- with only a small amount of honey as a sweetener.

And even better, it’s super easy to whip up too!

  • 2/3 c. melted coconut oil
  • 2/3 c. cocoa- I use dark chocolate cocoa (such as Hershey’s ‘Special Dark Cocoa”)
  • dash of salt
  • splash of vanilla
  • 1/4 c. honey

Melt all the ingredients together except the vanilla. Whisk until honey mixes in evenly.

Remove from heat and add vanilla.

Now comes the creative part!

Add any or all of these that you like: (or come up with your own additions)

  • 1 c. Unsweetened coconut
  • 3/4 c. chopped pecans or walnuts or slivered almonds,
  • 1/4 c sunflower seeds, (optional)
  • 1/4 c. raisins or craisins  (optional) .

Mix together and pour in an 8 x 8 ” glass baking dish.

(*Hint: Pour the chocolate onto parchment paper for easier cleanup*)

Place in the refrigerator to allow the chocolate to harden.

Once the chocolate is “set”, slice into bars and enjoy a healthier dark chocolate candy bar!

Store in the refrigerator.

Caution- when I make it, it doesn’t last long!

 

Marilyn

Marilyn is wife to Rick, Mom to 14 children, Nana to 16 grandchildren (and counting!) and homeschooler for 37 years. She and her husband own Character Concepts which they started for the purpose of helping others raise children with a strong, godly character and Biblical worldview.. They have developed character curriculumfrom preschool through high school, based on what they found worked whenteaching their own 14 children over the years. Her passion is to help young moms raise kids of character and enjoy the journey!
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About Marilyn

Marilyn is wife to Rick, Mom to 14 children, Nana to 16 grandchildren (and counting!) and homeschooler for 37 years. She and her husband own Character Concepts which they started for the purpose of helping others raise children with a strong, godly character and Biblical worldview.. They have developed character curriculum from preschool through high school, based on what they found worked when teaching their own 14 children over the years. Her passion is to help young moms raise kids of character and enjoy the journey!

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