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Vegan Raw Almond Joy Fudge

Coconut, almond, and chocolate make this a classic candy bar, only vegan!

Makes 16 squares

What You Need: 

3 -1/2 cups finely shredded dried coconut, divided
1/2 cup coconut nectar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon pure vanilla
4 tablespoons raw macadamia butter or raw almond butter
6 tablespoons water
1 cup chopped raw chocolate
1-1/2 cups chopped raw almonds

What You Do: 

  1. In a blender, grind 1 cup of shredded coconut until it resembles flour. Remove and set aside. 
  2. In the same blender, blend 2 cups of shredded coconut until it resembles butter and add coconut nectar, salt, vanilla, macadamia butter, water, and process until smooth. Add coconut flour and process until well combined. Place in a bowl and stir in remaining 1/2 cup coconut, raw chocolate, and raw almonds.
  3. Spread out onto a piece of tinfoil in a rectangle 1/2-inch thick, and place in fridge for an hour to firm up. Once firm, cut into 16 squares. Serve immediately.

For more raw desserts:
Raw Vegan Key Lime Pie Ice Cream
Mini Raw Vegan Berry Cacao Cheesecake


Photo credit: Amy Lyons 

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