We all know we can’t subsist on solely candy. The paleolithic humans weren’t eating chocolate bars, that’s for sure. Some of us do enjoy the occasional, though. You CAN radically improve the quality of your candy if you make it from scratch from real food, paleo ingredients. And what better time to make this whole food candy than for Valentine’s Day?

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Paleo Chocolate Truffles
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Truffle Center
  1. 3/4 cup cacao powder
  2. 1 cup coconut oil, not melted
  3. 1/2 cup honey
  4. Outer Coatings: cacao powder, toasted coconut, toasted chopped nuts
Instructions
  1. Mix together truffle ingredients in a food processor and pour into a small bowl. Refrigerate to firm up.
  2. If it’s too hard to scoop, take it out and let it soften a little at room temperature.
  3. Using a melon baller or small scoop, scoop out 1 oz balls of this mixture, rolling into neat balls in gloved hands.
  4. Dip or roll each ball into either chopped toasted nuts, cacao powder or toasted coconut. Place each truffle into a foil cup and keep refrigerated.
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Paleo Almond Butter Chocolate Cups
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Ingredients
  1. 12 oz bag of Enjoy Life Chocolate Chips
  2. ½ cup almond butter
  3. 2 T. honey
  4. 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  5. ¼ tsp. sea salt
Instructions
  1. Mix together almond butter, honey, vanilla, and salt in a bowl and set aside.
  2. Bring a saucepan of water to a simmer, place a metal bowl over it and pour in chips. Stir until fully melted.
  3. Line up foil candy cups on a tray and spoon in two teaspoons of chocolate into each, using a spoon to spread it up the sides of each cup to form little chocolate cups. Spoon a teaspoon of nut butter filling into each little cup and then top with another two teaspoons of chocolate smoothing over the top to cover the filling.
  4. Place tray into refrigerator to harden up and set the candies.
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