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Hello everyone.

Today’s temptations are these delectable Almond Joy Candies, I just love the combination of coconut, almonds and chocolate.

Here is the recipe, enjoy!

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Almond Joy Candies  (yield: 25)

  • 25 whole almonds
  • 1 cup (225 ml) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • just under 1 cup (110 g) powdered sugar
  • 2 cups (200 g) desiccated coconut
  • 5-7 oz. (150–200 g) dark chocolate

Preheat the oven to 350 ºF (180 ºC).

Put the almonds on a baking tray and toast in the middle of the oven for 7 minutes. Leave to cool.

Pour the sweetened condensed milk into a bowl with the vanilla extract and powdered sugar, stir well.

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Now stir in the coconut, then place the bowl in the freezer for about 30 minutes.

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Using your hands, make 25 small balls from the mixture.

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Place one almond on top of each ball, press down gently.

Place in the freezer again for at least one hour.

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Melt the chocolate and leave to cool before removing the candies from the freezer.

Dip each ball into the melted chocolate.

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Place the dipped balls onto a baking tray lined with a greased sheet of baking parchment.

Leave to set.

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Place the candies into mini paper cases.

These treats are so good,.. they remind me of Bountry, which is my favorite candy bar.

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Have a nice day everyone!

Hugs from me to you.

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