Low Carb Recipes

Almond Joy Bars

2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa
4 tbsp Thick n' Thin not/Sugar *
20 pkts Splenda
8 oz cream cheese
2 tsp vanilla
1 tsp coconut extract
4 tbsp melted butter
2/3 cup unsw. shredded coconut
2/3 cup coarsely chopped almonds

Melt butter in microwave, add cocoa, splenda, not/Sugar, cream cheese, extracts and mix well. Stir in coconut and nuts. Pour into 8x8" pan and freeze. Before fully frozen, make cuts for bars (16). Once frozen, remove bars from pan and put in sealed container. Keep in freezer or refrigerator.
Total 54 carb (36 NET carbs). Makes 16 @ 2.3 carbs

These do taste just like Almond Joys. *not/Sugar is a product by Expert Foods that adds the bulk of sugar to a recipe, but not the sweetness. I don't know what the texture would be if you left this out. Several web sites sell it; I got it from CarbSmart.

More great low carb candy recipes

Frozen Chocolate Kisses
Reeses Cups
Almond Joy Bars
Chocolate Coconut Dream
CHRISTY'S Peanut Butter Cups