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:

Calories200
Fat17g
Saturated Fat10g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium30mg
Carbohydrates9g
Fiber4g
Sugars4g
Protein4g


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

Original Article : Rebootwithjoe

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