Coconut Oil Candy Bars


Now, here’s a new favorite recipe in our house!

We have several in the family cutting back on, or cutting out, sugar for the time being. But, sometimes you just need a little something for that sweet tooth!

So, here is a chocolate recipe that is good for you, and oh so delicious- with only a small amount of honey as a sweetener.

And even better, it’s super easy to whip up too!

  • 2/3 c. melted coconut oil
  • 2/3 c. cocoa- I use dark chocolate cocoa (such as Hershey’s ‘Special Dark Cocoa”)
  • dash of salt
  • splash of vanilla
  • 1/4 c. honey

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Mocha Punch


Here is a special and delicious treat!

We celebrate everyone’s birthday separately in our family- all 37 of us! The birthday person gets to choose their meal and dessert . Mocha punch is often chosen by some of our family members for their birthday dessert.  We also sometimes serve it to our guests as well on special occasions.

I don’t think we’ve run into anyone who didn’t go back for seconds. It’s easy to make too!

  •  1 1/2 quarts water
  • 1/2 c. instant chocolate drink mix
  • 1/2 c. sugar
  • 1/4 c. instant coffee granules
  • 1/2 gal vanilla ice cream
  • 1/2 gal. chocolate ice cream
  • 1 c. whipped cream

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