Coconut Delights

Coconut Delights

I created these coconut delights specifically for my sweet Richie!  His favorite candy is, well, you can probably guess the name.

The problem with commercially produced candy bars, is that they are LOADED with sugar!  Being a diabetic, he really missed having his favorite treat, so I just had to add them to my list of unconventional recipes so that he could indulge more frequently and not have any guilt (or spikes).

This delish recipe is found on page 98 of my recently published cookbook, Healthy Holidays with the Unconventional Foodie.  It is one of 52 amazing, full-color recipes that you are sure to LOVE!  You can pick up the book HERE.

Don’t miss out on all the yummy goodness found in Healthy Holidays with the Unconventional Foodie cookbook! After all,…EVERY day is a holiday!

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Coconut Delights

Coconut Delights

So good you won't even miss the name brand
Course: Candy, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: candy, chocolate, coconut bar, healthy dessert
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cooling: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 20 minutes
Servings: 16 servings
Calories: 84kcal
Author: Coach Collette
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For the Bars

  • 1 1/2 C unsweetened coconut
  • 1/4 C coconut cream
  • 1/4 C coconut milk (full fat)
  • 2 TBSP raw honey

For the Chocolate Coating

  • 5oz pkg organic chocolate chips at least 70% cacao
  • 1 TBSP raw honey


  • Place all bar ingredients in food processor bowl and pulse until combined in a sticky ball, scraping down sides. Don't over-process, you want to still see the coconut shreds
  • Using a cookie scoop (1 TBSP), scoop mixture and form into 16 bars. Place on a parchment lined cookie sheet
  • Place bars in freezer for 1 hours
  • Meanwhile, prepare chocolate coating
  • Once bars are hardened, remove from freezer and dip in chocolate to cover. Place them back on the parchment and return freezer to harden
  • Store in fridge in an airtight container. The chocolate will melt if left at room temperature. To serve, remove from fridge and allow to sit at room temperature for 5-10 minutes


I LOVE the bars with a couple of almonds placed on top, to mimic....well, you know!!
Makes 16 candies


Nutrition Facts
Coconut Delights
Amount Per Serving
Calories 84 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 6g30%
Sodium 4mg0%
Potassium 63mg2%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 3mg0%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


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