Chocolate Coconut Macaroons
These little lumps of chocolatey goodness may not look like much, but they are totally amazing. They have lots of cocoa and honey. The beautiful thing is, these are totally grain-free, dairy-free, and refined-sugar-free. They're even made with coconut oil, which is an excellent addition to your regular diet.
Prep Time45 mins
Total Time45 mins
Servings: 25 pieces
- 3/4 cup honey
- 1/3 cup coconut oil
- 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
- 1 tablespoon real vanilla extract
- 3.5 cups unsweetened coconut flakes
- 2/3 cup cocoa
- 1/2 cup almond meal could sub more coconut flakes if necessary
Melt coconut oil and honey together on low heat on the stovetop.
Add salt and vanilla extract, and stir.
Add flaked coconut and cocoa and combine well.
Add almond meal and stir until everything is well mixed.
Form into golf-ball sized balls and place on parchment paper-covered baking sheet, then freeze for at least 20 minutes, or until firm.
Calories: 153kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Sodium: 51mg | Potassium: 104mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin C: 0.3% | Calcium: 1.1% | Iron: 4.7%