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Coconut almond bites

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    Coconut almond bites Gluten Free Low Sodium

    This dessert is best enjoyed as an occasional treat, due to the high saturated fat content. Saturated fats may increase your risk for obesity and heart disease.

    Ingredients

    1/4 cup coconut cream
    1/3 cup unsweetened shredded coconut, divided
    1 1/2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
    2 teaspoons sugar
    16 whole, unsalted roasted almonds, coarsely chopped

    Directions

    1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
    2. In a medium bowl, combine coconut cream, 1/4 cup shredded coconut, cocoa powder and sugar. Mix.
    3. Sprinkle remaining coconut and chopped almonds on a plate.
    4. For each bite, form 1 teaspoon of mixture (made in step 2) into a ball, then roll in coconut-almond mixture. Place bites on the prepared baking sheet and chill in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour. Enjoy!

    Makes 8 servings

    Recipe contains: nuts

    Carb choices per serving: 0

    *Option not included in nutrition facts.

    coconut-and-almond-balls

    Nutrition Facts

    Recipe tip

    Want to add sweetness? Melt 1/2 cup chocolate chips and drizzle the bites before chilling.*