This DIY Almond Joy Recipe Gives the Classic Treat a Healthier Twist

By: Jana Pijak - May 5, 2015
References: pastryaffair
Fans of healthy confections will fall in love with this DIY almond joy recipe by Pastry Affiar. The blog's homemade Halloween candy tastes as good as the real thing but is way healthier and pure when it comes to its ingredients.

Made from a blend of unsweetened and shredded coconut, coconut oil and vanilla extract, this DIY almond joy recipe features no harmful additives and is a homemade translation of an iconic candy. This confection is made with honey or pure maple syrup sweeteners and is even accented with a pinch of salt for a flavor that complements its whole almond garnish.

Once ready, infuse your recipe with semi-sweet and chopped chocolate and the result is sure to appeal to candy fans of all ages. In an effort to encourage healthy eating, parents are creating nutritious and healthy alternatives to the classic Halloween treat. This recipe recreates a candy classic but does so with organic ingredients.