Easy Almond Joy Chia Pudding

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + chilling


2 servings

Updated: Sep. 27, 2023
I enjoy making this coconut milk chia pudding recipe because it's easy and I can find all the ingredients at my local market. No baking is required, and it's served in individual jars for guests. For more flavor, add shredded coconut. —Ashley Altan, Hanover, Maryland
Easy Almond Joy Chia Pudding Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 cup refrigerated unsweetened coconut milk
  • 4 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 1/4 cup dairy-free semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds


  1. In a small bowl, mix coconut milk, chia seeds and maple syrup. Remove half the mixture to a small bowl; stir in cocoa until blended. Refrigerate both plain and chocolate mixtures, covered, until thickened, at least 6 hours.
  2. In each of 2 dessert dishes, layer a fourth of the white pudding, chocolate pudding, chocolate chips and almonds. Repeat layers. Serve immediately or store in the refrigerator, covered, up to 3 days.

Test Kitchen tips
  • Feeding a crowd? This recipe is easily doubled and can be made ahead.
  • dairy-free semisweet chocolate chips
    This recipe was tested with Enjoy Life semisweet chocolate chips.

    Nutrition Facts

    1 serving: 414 calories, 24g fat (8g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 7mg sodium, 50g carbohydrate (30g sugars, 12g fiber), 9g protein.