I am so excited about this recipe because I love chocolate and when I started eating paleo I thought I would have to give up my favorite food. Store bought chocolate is definitely bad and it is loaded with refined sugars, soy and gluten. But homemade chocolate contains noon of these and are actually good for you. In this recipe, I used almond butter, coconut oil, raw cacao powder and a little raw honey, but this is completely optional. This homemade chocolate is so good and creamy!
Update: I tried this recipe with a few different brands of cacao powder. Each brand has a distinct flavor. I achieved the best chocolate by using the raw cacao powders I list on my ingredients page.
- 2 tbs almond butter
- 3 tbs coconut oil
- 2 tbs raw unsweetened cacao powder
- ½ tsp vanilla
- pinch of salt
- 1 tbs raw honey
- about 12 whole pecans
- combine all ingredients in a double broiler
- stir until all melted and combined
- place 1 pecan in each mold
- pour the chocolate over the pecans
- freeze for about 30 min
Keep in fridge or freezer