Homemade Chocolate or Carob Bar

Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: AIP, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Keto, Low-Carb, Paleo, Vegan
Keyword: homemade chocolate bar
This Homemade Chocolate Bar is a simple way to satisfy your chocolate craving in a healthier way.
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Ingredients

  • 8 Tbsp organic coconut oil (organic palm oil works well too, as well as butter)
  • 8 Tbsp organic almond butter (any nut or seed butter would work)
  • 1/2 cup xylitol (see Recipe Notes)
  • 6 Tbsp cocoa powder (or carob)
  • 9 tsp honey (see Recipe Notes)
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla

Instructions

  • Melt coconut oil and almond butter over a simmer. Continuously stir until it slightly thickens, then remove from heat. Stir in the liquid sweetener and vanilla. 
  • Stir in cocoa or carob, sifting first for better blending results.
  • Stir in powdered sweetener, continuing to stir until the mixture slightly thickens.
  • Add liquid sweetener and vanilla.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Pour the mixture into an 8x8 pan and place in fridge or freezer to harden.

Notes

Variation: Add ½ cup organic coconut or chopped nuts or seeds after removing from heat.