Candy

Homemade Almond Joys

183

Has anyone noticed how much candy bars have gone up in price lately!? I remember being able to get candy bars for a quarter- and it wasn’t that long ago. These are a great solution and you get a lot for your buck. Not to mention they are delicious and easy to make! My husband likes these better than the actual candy bar.

10
1/2 c. white Karo (corn) syrup
1/4 tsp. salt
10 large marshmallows (exactly 10 or the consistency is off)
2 c. coconut - its better if you chop it more finely
1/2 tsp. vanilla
roasted almonds
1 bag Ghiradelli milk chocolate chips (they are worth the extra money)
In a heavy sauce pan (over medium on the stove) heat syrup, marshmallows, and salt until marshmallows are melted. Continue to stir over heat for an additional minute. Remove from stove and add coconut and...
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Nutritions

Calories
263

Sodium
292mg
12% DV

Fat
6g
9% DV

Protein
5g
10% DV

Carbs
47g
16% DV

Fiber
0.7g
2% DV

Rich and fudgy, this easy Chocolate Zucchini Bread is the perfect cross between a chocolate pound cake, brownies, and a classic loaf of zucchini bread! It's moist and tender thanks to sour cream in the batter, and studded with miniature chocolate chips for even more decadent flavor. Serve a couple of slices of double chocolate zucchini bread for breakfast or brunch with a cup of coffee, for an afternoon snack with a glass of milk, or with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a delicious dessert.

1 c sugar
1/2 c sour cream
1/2 c vegetable oil
1/3 c milk
2 eggs
2 t vanilla extract
2 c all purpose flour
1/2 c unsweetened cocoa powder
1 (½ t) baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon kosher salt
1 c shredded zucchini ( patted dry )
12 slices
  • Preheat oven to 350° F. Grease a deep 8 ½ x 4 ½ -inch or a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together sugar, sour cream, oil and milk. Whisk in eggs and...
    See the full directions on my site
Nutritions

Calories
2644

Sodium
2217mg
92% DV

Fat
59g
92% DV

Protein
87g
175% DV

Carbs
458g
155% DV

Fiber
50g
202% DV