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Homemade Almond Joy

If you love an Almond Joy candy bar, try whipping up these candy bars at home! This Homemade Almond Joy Recipe is so simple and fun to make, perfect for the holidays, to give as gifts, parties, or any time you want a sweet coconut, chocolate, and almond treat.
Prep Time30 mins
Course: candy, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 18
Author: Jill


  • 1 1/4 cup shredded sweetened coconut
  • 1/4 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups dark or semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 18 roasted almonds


  • In a medium mixing bowl, stir together the coconut, sweetened condensed milk, and vanilla.
  • In a microwave-safe bowl, melt the chocolate and coconut oil for 1 minute, then stir until smooth.
  • Place 18 mini cupcake wrappers on a cookie sheet and spoon a heaping teaspoon of the melted chocolate into the bottom of each cup. Scoop the coconut filling mixture over top of the chocolate in each cup. Add one almond to each cup, then top with the remaining chocolate.
  • Refrigerate the almond joys until set.