Quick note: I will be playing catch up on a lot of post now that I am as settled as I can be, and have applied for a TON of jobs :) Now on with the to die for dessert!
Very few books that I have read in my life made such an impact on my life as It Starts with Food by Melissa & Dallas Hartwig of the Whole9 life site. Since reading this book I haven’t stopped thinking about what they talk about and how it really has clicked with me. They live a Paleo lifestyle, here is a simple explanation from Robb Wolf, and I will be doing a whole post about it very soon. I decided to post this recipe first due to the demand when I posted the picture on facebook last night.
I came across this recipe when Jrod asked if I could find some fun snacks for us to have. He is a snack attack man!! Slowly I am working on getting him to do the Whole30 challenge with me, but first he needs to get settled in his new job. I was in the parking lot of the grocery store and just goggled paleo dessert, that is when I how I found Fast Paleo, a paleo recipe sharing site.
Chocolate Chip and Walnut NO bake Coconut Cookies: or Crack Bites via Jrod
Time: 20 mins
3 T. coconut oil
1/3 c. honey
1/2 c. almond or other nut butter
1 t. vanilla
2 c. shredded coconut *I used unsweetened
1/4 c. cocoa powder
1/2 c. chopped chocolate *I used semi sweet chips
1/4 c. chopped walnuts * can easily use another nut or no nuts
In large saucepan, melt coconut oil, honey, and nut butter over low heat. Stir in remaining ingredients.
Scoop tablespoonfuls of dough into balls and place on cookie sheet.
Freeze for about 10 minutes, consume.
Store leftovers in a covered container in the freezer.
They remind me of oatmeal fudge no bakes if you want something to compare them to.
These are mine cooled before Jrod attacked them. If you have a big family you might want to double the recipe, because they will fly off the plate! Let me know what you think!