Friday, April 26, 2013

Paleo Chocolate Turtles

Paleo Chocolate Turtles

Ingredients Shell:
Enjoy Life Chips 1 cup
Coconut Oil 1/2 cup
Vanilla 1 tablespoon

Melt ingredients on low in either microwave or double boiler; then set aside.

Ingredients Caramel:
Almond Butter 1/2 cup
Almonds 1/2 cup finely ground
Dates 1/2 cup finely ground
Agave/Honey 4 tablespoons
Vanilla 2 teaspoons
Coconut Oil 1 tablespoon melted
Sea Salt 1/2 teaspoon

In Food Processor finely grind Caramel ingredients until forms a creamy, almost dough-like mixture that resembles caramel: set aside in refrigerator.

Ingredients Topper:
Pecans 1/2 cup halves

Make a circle with chocolate shell on parchment lined cookie sheet with half of the chocolate shell mixture; then place in freezer until firm. Form small circle of caramel and place on top of chocolate bottom. Top caramel with two pecan halves pressed firmly into it. Then add layer of chocolate on top and place in freezer again until firm. Store in refrigerator. Makes about 20-24 turtles.

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