Sometimes you feel like a nut. Sometimes you don’t. But I don’t know anyone who’d feel like a PGPR or a sodium metabsulfite! Both ingredients are found in a store-bought Almond Joy. Whatever they are| they sound unnatural and unappetizing. Skip the ingredients you’ve never heard of and make these Almond Joys and Mounds at home.
All you need are five common ingredients and a food processor and| boom ¡ª you’re instantly a (healthy) candy-making genius. At just 86 calories per Almond Joy and 79 per Mounds bar| it’s about the same number of calories as the candy| but since they’re made with wholesome ingredients| you can feel good devouring this healthy version of this popular Halloween treat.
Related: Lower-Cal Reese’s Redo! Vegan Almond Butter Cups
1 1/2 cups shredded unsweetened coconut6 dates1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract15 roasted salted almonds (or leave out; nutritional info for both is below)1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips (dairy-free)