Sweet and Crispy Homemade Toasted Coconut Chips

It's 9 P.M.  The kids are all in bed and you want a treat.

You want something healthy, but you don't want to spend an hour and half making it.  You also don't want to be up until midnight cleaning a sink full of dishes.

If this scenario sounds familiar, then this recipe, my friend, is for you.

As long as you keep a few bags of coconut flakes stocked in your pantry, and your cast iron skillet out on the stove, then you are a mere 10 minutes away from crispy, coconut-y, sweet goodness.

For this recipe, you will need:

3 cups coconut flakes

3 tablespoons honey

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First, things first, preheat your cast iron skillet over medium heat.

After the skillet is starting to get toasty, add in the coconut flakes.

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Stir constantly.

Don't make the mistake of thinking you can abandon this process.

These flakes toast up very quickly and will easily burn if you're not stirring regularly.

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After, they look 3/4 of the way toasted, add in the honey.

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Stir for a few more minutes, until they are toasty, but not burnt.

They won't seem crispy right away, but after they sit to cool for a few minutes, they turn into chips.

If we haven't devoured them all, and some make it through the night, they are super crispy and delicious the next morning.

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You can watch a one minute video of me making this delicious snack below:

Use them as a crispy yogurt topping.

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Mix them with pepitas and chocolate chips for an delicious snack mix.

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Enjoy!

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