Vegan Almond Joy! Yeah, you heard that right. Just because you go vegan doesn’t mean you have to give up your favorite treats. There are so many recipes to veganize non-vegan favorites nowadays that there’s no reason you should have to miss anything. Vegan Almond Joy is no different. You can find so many recipes for not only the veganized candy itself, but also everything from cakes to ice cream. The options are endless when it comes to vegan Almond Joy recipes. Check out these ones for starters. You won’t be disappointed!

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1. Almond Joy Cake

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Two bite candies made from sticky coconut filling covered with chocolate and an almond on top of each one. This rendition of the Almond Joy Cake  by Gretchen Price includes recipes for chocolate and vanilla cake layers with that sticky, gooey coconut filling in between each layer. A thin coating of chocolate buttercream and ganache poured over every inch of it!

2. Almond Joy Ice Cream

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Smooth, creamy, and sweet this Paleo Almond Joy Ice Cream by Sabrina Estafo is just as irresistible as the candy bar! The flecks of coconut flakes and chunks of dark chocolate and chopped almonds are sure to make every bite that much more enjoyable! Believe it or not … this ice cream is Paleo, gluten-free, dairy-free, grain-free, and refined sugar-free!


3. Almond Joy Oat Bran Granola Bars

Almond Joy Oat Bran Granola Bars [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Vegan Almond Joy Oat Bran Granola Bars by Abby Thompson! Oats are replaced with oat bran, and coconut and almonds are a welcome addition to these granola bars. As far as the mix-ins go, most everything can be swapped out for whatever you have on had, just make sure you keep the peanut butter and maple syrup in so they hold together after baking!

4. ‘Almond Joy’ Chocolate Coconut Macaroons

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If Almond Joys are proof of anything it’s that coconut and chocolate go marvelously together. This dessert brings the classic combination to macaroon-form. You can have these bite-sized ‘Almond Joy’ Chocolate Coconut Macaroons by Julie Van den Kerchove ready in just 15 minutes only using seven simple ingredients! What more could you want?


5. Almond Joy Brownies

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Easy, chewy Almond Joy Brownies by Emma D’Alessandro that only require you to clean ONE dish when you’re done! These deliciously rich brownies are inspired by the classic candy but are healthier, gluten-free, and SO simple to make.

6. Homemade Paleo Almond Joy Bars

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These Homemade Paleo Almond Joy Bars by Taylor Kiser are a healthier, low-carb version of the classic candy bar. Naturally sweetened flaked coconut is topped with whole toasted almonds and then enrobed in smooth, rich dark chocolate. Toasting the almonds in this recipe makes a world of difference

7. Paleo Almond Joy Scones

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These Paleo Almond Joy Scones by Zoe and Mia Lau are a mixture of almond a coconut flour, filled with shredded coconut, and then liberally studded with chocolate chips to make scones that are reminiscent of that classic candy bar. These babies are the perfect treat to break out at a decadent brunch.


8. Almond Joy Ice Cream Cake

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Almond. Joy. Ice cream. The classic candy bar made over into a paleo-vegan dessert. Rich chocolate, almond and decadent coconut cream topped with dark chocolate. Deliciously cold and perfectly creamy and made from just a few simple ingredients, like nuts, dates, coconut, and avocado. Yes, avocado! It makes this amazing Almond Joy Ice Cream Cake by Emily Spain amazingly creamy.

9. Almond Joy Pudding With Cookie Dippers

Almond Joy Pudding With Cookie Dippers

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Recreate the delicious flavor of Almond Joy chocolate with this pudding parfait! Simply combine coconut and almond milk, sprinkle some crunchy almonds and chocolate chunks, and crumble some cookies for layers of sweet, sweet happiness. Make sure to keep some cookies intact for dipping! You have to try this Almond Joy Pudding With Cookie Dippers by Tori Cooper!

10. No-Bake Salted Almond Joy Bars

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These salty-sweet, super easy bars taste like a frozen Almond Joy! What better way to enjoy the heat with a frozen, chocolatey, coconutty treat? Plus, you don’t need to turn on your oven in order to make these No-Bake Salted Almond Joy Bars by Taylor Kiser.

11. Almond Joy Cookies

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Dark chocolate chips, coconut, and chopped almonds are the key ingredients to these delicious cookies. They’re a perfect substitute for any vegan’s previously favorite store-bought candy bar. These Almond Joy Cookies by Marly McMillen Beelman give that Almond Joy fix with the right amount of tastiness involved!

12. Almond Joy Bars

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You know what’s cool about these homemade Almond Joy Bars by Marquis Matson? They are actually really good for you. Of course, eat in moderation, but they are low in sugar and high in incredibly healthy fats. Given that they are dessert, it’s pretty incredible what sorts of goods they actually contain: coconut, almonds, dates, cacao, maple syrup, and vanilla––that’s pretty much it. Such a nice treat and a great energy booster, homemade almond joy bars might become your new favorite treat. They are so delicious and not too sweet. Give them a try!

13. Healthy Toasted Coconut Almond Truffles

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The Healthy Toasted Coconut Almond Truffles by Taavi Moore are healthy and indulgent. They have rich, creamy fudge center with a dark chocolate coating and sprinkled with toasted coconut and chopped almonds. They’re like elevated truffles made from simple and healthy ingredients. These coconut almond truffles are amazing, but feel free to get creative with this recipe! Add different types of nuts, such as peanuts, or hazelnuts. Add in a spoonful of peanut butter into the filling, or even dried fruit.

14. No-Bake Almond Joy Bars With a Chocolate Ganache Topping

No-Bake Almond Joy Bars With a Chocolate Ganache Topping

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These No-Bake Almond Joy Bars With a Chocolate Ganache Topping by Helyn Dunn, inspired by a famous treat, are divine! A fluffy, coconut center is sandwiched between a chocolatey walnut-date crust and then topped with a layer of smooth, rich dark chocolate ganache. A sprinkling of toasted sliced almonds and flaked coconut adds a finishing touch. This recipe makes quite a number of bars, but they’re so delicious that you’ll want to keep them all to yourself.

15. Almond Joy Bars

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These Almond Joy Bars by Clean Desserts, Karielyn Tillman are a delicious and healthy version of the well-loved candy bar! If you thought eating plant-based meant that you couldn’t have a tasty almond joy treat, well – think again!

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