Curious to know how to make the yummiest no bake peanut butter coconut bites? You’re covered! Complete with coconut flakes, this keto recipe will blow your mind.
These no-bake peanut butter coconut bites are yummy yet healthy alternatives to coconut candies. As a young West African child, I would have happily traded my twin sister for these coconut goodness.
Fast forward years later to my discovery of these healthy coconut bites. Admittedly, even for a girl with a major sweet tooth, these no-bake coconut bites hit the spot with every bike, guilt-free!
What makes this snack super so attractive is that this 4-ingredient recipe is super easy to make. Whether you know them as coconut protein balls or protein bars, you will not forget your first bite of these vegan in a hurry.
- ⅔ cup unsweetened coconut flakes
- ½ cup natural peanut butter (chunky works too)
- 1 ½ tbsp of unsalted grass-fed butter
- 1 tsp of allulose (or sweetener of choice)
- ½ vanilla extract (optional)
- Melt butter in the microwave
- Add peanut butter and mix
- Mix in sweetener, vanilla extract, and coconut flakes
- Spoon on a tray lined with wax paper
- Freeze for 10 mins.
The bites can be stored for up to more than a week in an airtight container in the fridge.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 2 Serving Size: 3
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 642Total Fat: 58gSaturated Fat: 25gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 27gCholesterol: 15mgSodium: 293mgCarbohydrates: 21gFiber: 10gSugar: 6gProtein: 19g
* Please note that all nutrition information are just estimates. Values will vary among brands, so we encourage you to calculate these on your own for the most accurate results.
Frequently Asked Questions about No Bake Peanut Butter Coconut Bites
What can you use coconut flakes for?
Coconut flakes add texture and flavor to classic everyday food. You can use them to make energy bites, coconut candies, bread pudding, and even coconut rice.
Can you eat raw coconut flakes?
Yes, most coconut flakes like these can be eaten raw.
What is desiccated coconut vs shredded coconut?
The main difference between desiccated coconut vs shredded coconut all comes down to how much moisture content they contain. Desiccated coconut simply implies to coconut meat that has been dried and now contains less moisture than plain, shredded coconut.
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