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Almond Joy Brownie Bites Recipe

Almond Joy Brownie Bites Recipe
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This Almond Joy Brownie Bites Recipe from Bakingdom is something I accidentally stumbled across this morning while looking for some brownie variations. Because everyone in my house (except for me) absolutely loves coconut, I knew we had to make them! I like to make desserts with coconut in them, because that means I won't eat them. Yay weight loss! ;)

Almond Joy Brownie Bites Recipe

Almond Joy Brownie Bites Recipe

Because my 12 year old, Nell, wanted to bake these entirely by herself, we made the recipe a bit simpler by using a box mix for brownies. It saves a lot of time, a few dishes, and some measuring, too – and still tastes amazing.

Almond Joy Brownie Bites Recipe

Ingredients

Brownie Mix (plus everything it calls for on the back of the box)
2 1/2 sweetened coconut
1/2 cup heavy cream
4 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
1/2 cup heavy cream
almond slivers

Almond Joy Brownie Bites

Directions

Almond Joy Brownies

For brownies:

Prepare brownies as directed on package. You can use a brownie pan, cupcake tin, or a mini loaf pan like we did. Either way, be sure to prepare the pan properly by spraying it.

Almond Joy Brownie Bites Recipe

For coconut filling:

Combine 2 1/2 cups sweetened coconut with 1/2 cup heavy cream in a medium mixing bowl. Stir until coconut is coated.

Almond Joy Brownie Recipe

For ganache:

Chop the chocolate and place it in a medium mixing bowl.

Almond Joy Chocolate Ganache

Bring the heavy cream to a soft boil. Pour the cream over the chocolate, and whisk until cream and chocolate are smooth and shiny.

Almond Joy Brownie Recipe

Process:

Nell baked the brownies in the mini loaf pan, then allowed them to cool while preparing the coconut filling and ganache. Once the brownies were cool, she pressed the coconut mixture into the pan, on top of the brownies. She then put the pan in the freezer to set the coconut filling. When they were cool enough, she used a butter knife to loosen the edge of the brownies and remove them from the pan. She then drizzled chocolate ganache on top of the brownies, added a sprinkle of coconut, and a few slivers of almonds. (Chill before serving.)

Almond Joy Brownie Bites Recipe

Almond Joy Brownie Bites

These decadent brownies will tease your taste buds with creamy coconut delight!

  • 1 Box Brownie Mix (plus needed ingredients listed on box)
  • 2 1/2 C. Sweetened Coconut
  • 1/2 C. Heavy Cream
  • 4 Ounces Semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1/2 C. Heavy Cream
  • Almond Slivers

Spray the pan you are using for brownies.

Prepare brownies as directed on the package.

Make Coconut Filling by combining 2 1/2 cups sweetened coconut with 1/2 cup heavy cream, mixing until coconut is completely moistened.

Make Ganache by chopping up semisweet chocolate and putting it into a medium bowl. Heat heavy cream to a soft boil and pour onto chocolate, mixing together until smooth and creamy.

Bake brownies and let cool.

Once brownies are cool, press coconut filling on top of them, distributing it evenly.

Put pan in freezer to set the coconut.

Remove brownies from pan, cutting if necessary.

Drizzle chocolate ganache on brownies.

Decorate with coconut sprinkles and almond slivers.

Chill before serving.

Serve and Enjoy!

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14 Comments

  1. Great Job and they Look so good!! I want one please :) I shall save this recipe. Thanks for sharing!

  2. Nell, you did a fantastic job !! Like seriously I may need to come visit and try these :-)

    Next time I go to the store I am so purchasing heavy cream to make these. Thank you for the inspiration !

    P.s. I want that brownie pan too. Is it a pampered chef kinda thing ?

    1. Got it from Walmart actually! :)

  3. You have some of the most awesome recipes. These brownie bites look sinfully delicious. I like your sense of humor on facebook with some of the things posted too. lol

  4. Stopping by from Katherine’s Corner. This is clearly one of those recipes I could only make if I had someplace to immediately take them to, otherwise it would be me, the brownies and a huge glass of milk! Sue

  5. Wow, my husband will love me (more) if I make these! Almond Joys are his favorite candies! Pinned! Visiting from Thursday Favorite Things

  6. Oh my… the coconut is calling me. I am pinning this one for later – like as soon as I have all the ingredients.

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