Coconut Power Bites

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Introduction: Coconut Power Bites

About: A fitness Instructor, active mother of 3

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.

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Step 1: Prep:

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

Step 2: Shaping

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

Step 3: Finishing Touches

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    5 Discussions

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    SophiesFoodieFiles
    SophiesFoodieFiles

    4 years ago

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

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    tastydelights
    tastydelights

    Reply 4 years ago

    Why are they supposed to be raw?

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    SophiesFoodieFiles
    SophiesFoodieFiles

    Reply 4 years ago

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

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    tastydelights
    tastydelights

    Reply 5 years ago on Introduction

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