Homemade Almond Joy Bites

Homemade Almond Joy Bites

Author Serving Up Southern


  • 1/2 cup light Karo syrup
  • 12 large marshmallows
  • 4 cups coconut
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 40 whole almonds, give or take
  • 12 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips


  1. Melt the Karo syrup and marshmallows over medium heat until melted. Add the coconut and vanilla.
  2. Cool in the refrigerator for 2 hours.
  3. Shape into 3/4 inch balls and top with an almond.
  4. Melt chocolate in a double broiler.
  5. Dip the balls in chocolate and place on chilled cookie sheet lined with wax paper.

Recipe Notes

* I made mine the night before and chilled overnight. If you do this it will need to sit about 30 minutes before rolling into balls.

I used a chilled cookie rack placed on a chilled cookie sheet lined with wax paper.