Introduction: Coconut Power Bites

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Pop in your mouth, tiny Coconut Bites. These are a super food that make a great snack for big and small kids. Great for lunches, hiking or camping. These will give you a lot of energy and satisfy your sweet tooth!

1/2 cup granola or oatmeal
1 cup pitted dates
2 tbsp cocao nibs
1/4 cup each dried apricots, cranberries and roasted ready to eat chestnuts
3 tbsp culinary coconut milk
1/2 cup flaked coconut for shaping
Place all ingredients except coconut flakes into a food processor. Pulse to chop
Then puree to slightly smooth, leaving some chunky texture.
Using a 1 tbsp ice cream scoop or spoon, scrape out of processor and roll into coconut flakes.
Shape with your hands into 1"-2" round balls, pressing the coconut into the ball.
Makes 10-12 balls.

Step 1: Prep:

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Gather the processed paste and with a 1 tbsp ice cream scoop or spoon drop into coconut

Step 2: Shaping

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Roll into the coconut shaping into a round ball.
Continue until all paste if formed.

Step 3: Finishing Touches

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Comments

SophiesFoodieFiles (author)2015-11-24

Yum Yum Yum! These treats look just wonderful, but they are not raw!

Why are they supposed to be raw?

You tagged them to be raw. It doesn't matter to me you know. I will eat them raw or not! :)

Yum, these look healthy and delicious!

Hi Danger!
I'm always trying to get the kids to eat healthy without losing the fun!

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