No baking required! A sure hit with any crowd.
1/2-3/4 cup brazil nuts, coarsely chopped
1 cup honey or brown rice syrup
1 1/2 cups shredded coconut
1 1/2 cups almond flour or meal*
3/4 cup chocolate chips
*If you don't have any on hand you can make your own meal in a food processor or blender using whole almonds. Blend until they just start to stick and create almond butter.
Line a 9"x11" casserole dish with parchment paper.
In a saucepan heat honey over medium heat. Reduce heat to simmer for approximately 3-4 minutes, until thickened. Mix in the coconut, almond flour or meal and chopped Brazil nuts.
Spread into lined dish, approximately 1/2" thick. Smooth out batter with wet fingers, sprinkle immediately with chocolate chips, allowing them to melt onto the warm mixture. After a few minutes smooth the melted chocolate with the back of a large spoon or spatula, to spread out. Sprinkle top with coconut. Aloow to cool in fridge, then cut into small squares or bars.
Sue's notes: I found the bottoms a bit sticky, so after cutting them into squares I set them on a plate sprinkled with extra cocoa and coconut.
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