PEPPERMINT CRISP CHOCOLATE STICKS

This recipe is by the incredible Adriana Harlan, author of “Living Healthy With Chocolate”. If anyone knows a thing or two about healthy clean chocolate treats it’s Adriana – and so I wanted to share this amazing recipe with you as choc mint is one of my serious weaknesses!! You will love it! P.s Mum – when you get back from your travels you MUST make this for Dad!!

 

PEPPERMINT CRISP CHOCOLATE STICKS – Paleo, GF, SF, DF

6 tablespoons coconut oil, melted

4 tablespoons raw cacao powder

4 tablespoons almond butter

2 tablespoons raw honey

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

½ teaspoon peppermint extract

pinch of salt

½ cup unsweetened shredded coconut

½ cup pecans

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METHOD:

  1. In a large bowl stir together the coconut oil, cacao powder, almond butter, honey, vanilla, peppermint extract and salt
  2. heat the mixture slowly on low heat over simmering water for 5 to 10 minutes until all ingredients are combined
  3. chop the pecans in a food processor
  4. add the chopped pecans and shredded coconut to the melted chocolate mixture and stir together
  5. pour in a brownie/slice tin lined with baking paper
  6. freeze until chocolate is set then cut into sticks. Store in airtight container in freezer.

Happy baking

 

K

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