Homemade Caramel Almond Joy Bites

12 Days of Cookies: It’s our favorite time of year! We’re getting you some outstanding recipes for your holiday treat trays during our annual “12 Days of Cookies” series. Today, Elizabeth is baking with TCL Kitchen Star and blogger Alice Seuffert.  Fun fact: Alice is the only baker who’s participated in every single year of “12 Days of Cookies!” Follow her on Instagram @diningwithalice.

The 12 Days of Cookies is brought to you by Bridgeman’s Ice Cream. This year, we’re pairing each cookie with a Bridgeman’s ice cream flavor. Alice recommends enjoying Homemade Caramel Almond Joy Bites with Coconut Commotion.

For a list of Bridgeman’s retail locations and scoop shops, click here.

Here’s today’s recipe!

Homemade Caramel Almond Joy Bites
Alice Seuffert, Dining with Alice

Enjoy with Bridgeman’s Coconut Commotion


¼ cup Smokehouse Blue Diamond Almonds
32 Werther’s Original Soft Caramels
½ cup Sweetened coconut
1 cup Ghirardelli Dark Chocolate Melting Chips


Preheat oven to 350.

Finely chop the almonds. Set aside.

Unwrap caramels. Press each caramel in the chopped almonds. Roll each caramel into a ball. Set aside.

Place coconut on a cookie sheet and bake for 4 minutes.

While the coconut is baking, melt the chocolate. Once the coconut is done baking, remove from the oven.

Once the chocolate is melted dip each caramel ball into the chocolate and then sprinkle each ball with coconut pieces.

Serve once the chocolate has dried.

Make 32 candies

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