No-Bake Coconut Almond Chocolate Bars
No-Bake Coconut Almond Chocolate Bars
All of your favorite no-bake ingredients have joined together for the ultimate recipe. This is a great treat or light afternoon snack for kids and big kids! These bars are easy and nutritious as they are high in fiber, vitamins, minerals and healthy fats! As I was taking the photos, 2 little hands reached out and took off with the squares, so clearly they were a hit.

INGREDIENTS

Coconut Almond Base:

  • 1 ¼ (75 g) cups shredded coconut

  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) coconut oil melted

  • 1 cup (100 g) almond meal

  • 3/4 cup (75 g) flaxseed meal

  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) maple syrup

  • 2 tsp vanilla extract

  • pinch of sea salt

Chocolate Layer:

  • 1/3 cup (80 ml) coconut oil melted

  • 1/2 cup (50 g) cacao powder

  • 2 tbsp maple syrup

Almond Topping:

  • 3/4 cup (85 g) slivered almonds

DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 360 F (180 C).

  • Place slivered almonds evenly on a baking tray and toast in the oven for 7 minutes.

  • Line a rectangular slice tin 7″x11″ with baking paper or foil.

  • Combine coconut almond base ingredients until mixed well then press the mixture into the tin firmly and chill for 1 hour.

  • Mix the chocolate layer ingredients then pour over the chilled coconut almond base and spread evenly. Then sprinkle the toasted almonds over the top and chill for 30 minutes.

  • Cut into 24 pieces and store in the fridge or freezer in an airtight container.

SUBSTITUTIONS

  • Almond meal – walnuts pecans hazelnuts brazil nuts

  • Linseed meal – chia meal

  • Maple syrup – rice syrup honey

  • Coconut oil – grass-fed organic ghee

Nutrition per serving:

Calories 200
Fat 17g
Saturated Fat 10g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 30mg
Carbohydrates 9g
Fiber 4g
Sugars 4g
Protein 4g


Yields and nutritional information are estimated and will vary depending on produce size and equipment used.

Original Article : Rebootwithjoe

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