Chocolate Vanilla Bean Candies

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Chocolate Vanilla Bean Candies

Passover just gets better and better when you show up with homemade chocolate candies. A delicious treat and so simple to make you can vary this recipe with flavored fillings by using different extracts.

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  • 3 dozen candiesServings


  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil, solid
  • 2¼ cups powdered sugar, sifted
  • 2 tablespoons coconut milk
  • 1 vanilla bean, scraped or 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 12 ounces bittersweet chocolate
  • 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil, such as Colavita extra virgin olive oil


1. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.

2. Using a hand mixer or stand mixer, beat coconut oil, powdered sugar, coconut milk, and vanilla in a mixing bowl until a thick, non-sticky dough is formed. 

3. Roll dough into a log, wrap in parchment paper, and freeze for several hours or overnight until firm.

4. Slice quarter-inch thick slices of dough and place on lined sheet. 

5. Melt chocolate and add evoo (this will keep the candy shiny). Cool chocolate slightly.

6. Scoop dough round on a fork and dip in melted chocolate. Transfer to baking sheet and repeat with remaining rounds. Refrigerate to set up chocolate.

7. Serve candies at room temperature.