Bite-size Almond Joys + DIY packaging Print Recipe Print Recipe

For the record, these are better than the real deal. Just sayin’.

My first Almond Joy, high school. We were (still are) a licorice & M&M sorta family. It was my mother-in-law {not at the time} who I have to thank.  Trying to remember the specific occasion, my husband and I ended up reenacting reminiscing several high school memories. My stomach still hurts from laughing. And no, there wasn’t even wine involved, if you can believe that. Oh, he was on cold medicine. Me… yeah, I got nothing.

Moving on. The little bite-size almond joys, per-fection. This is for all you coconut + chocolate fans, including my mother-in-law. Warning: Don’t expect to stop at just one.

Tip: Avoid eating the entire batch – wrap them up for a neighbor or co-worker. These also make a great hostess gift and if you want to impress (more than you already have), you can make your own chocolate box. It’s easy (no really, it is), plus you can customize it however you’d like. Paper purchased at @Paper_Source. I spend too much time on twitter.

This post was created for Celebrations at Home where you can find the recipe and DIY tutorial.

{Created & Photographed by With Style and Grace}

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  • http://www.sweetjennies.com Sweet Jennies

    is it bad that those almond joys look good for breakfast?! Could eat coconut every meal of the day. Happy Friday!

  • http://sherrilynnpuz.blogspot.com/ sherri lynn

    wow these look delicious, and beautiful! i love the DIY packaging. thanks so much for sharing! i can’t wait to try these and give them away :)

  • http://www.twopeasandtheirpod.com Maria

    Love the packaging! Super cute!

  • http://strawberry-chic.blogspot.com Andrea @ Strawberry-Chic

    All my life I have steered clear of coconut, I think it was the texture. But recently it has been looking rather appealing so I gave it a try…and liked it surprisingly! (funny how our taste buds change as we get older). These look delicious and may just have to be the 1st coconut dessert I have ever created!

  • http://www.atxglutenfree.com/ Jessica

    Absolutely stunning. Those look so good and the packaging is adorable. I’m happy to run across your site :) Love!

  • Jenny @ Hank + Hunt

    Have I told you lately… I heart you! Amazing!
    Off to go see!

  • http://www.healthyeatingforordinarypeople.com Rivki Locker (Ordinary Blogger)

    These are just the prettiest things. Not that I believe anything could be better than the real deal… :)
    Thanks for sharing.

  • http://www.happyhomeblog.com emily @ the happy home

    beautiful! and they look so yummy.

  • http://www.eaternalbliss.com Rachel

    Love your blog (found it on babble.com)! This is such a cute idea. I love it.

  • http://www.reverie-daydream.com melissa

    Hi Lisa ~

    I’m going to attempt making these for Mother’s Day gifts. How many does this recipe yeild? AND do you think they will do okay shipping 2-day to East Coast?

    Thanks,
    Melissa