Chocolate Coconut Clusters Recipe

Chocolate Coconut Clusters Recipe

This recipe is almost too good to be healthy, and amazingly, it is one of my family’s most delicious and healthy dessert recipes!

Chocolate Coconut Clusters

These chocolate coconut clusters also have only 5 ingredients, are simple to make, and kids love them! My kids eat these like candy…. in fact, they prefer these to candy! They taste like a mixture of almond joy bars and raw coconut macaroons, and are a dessert you can feel good about letting your kids have because they are packed with healthy fats.
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Nutrient Rich Ingredients

The simple but nutrient dense ingredients are what make these so delicious, filling, and nourishing. They contain:

  • Coconut flakes: A great source of protein, fiber, and beneficial fats.
  • Coconut Oil: Has hundreds of uses and benefits. A great source of medium chain triglycerides and beneficial lauric acid. It is also filling and anti-fungal, making it effective at fighting overgrowth in the digestive track.
  • Almond Butter: Another source of quality fats and protein and it provides great flavor to this recipe. Sub or leave out if you have an allergy.
  • Dark Chocolate: Good source of magnesium and antioxidants. Some studies even suggest it might lower the risk of heart disease.
Who doesn't love chocolate? These chocolate coconut clusters are delicious and healthy. Only 5 ingredients and the kids can help make them!

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Chocolate Coconut Clusters Recipe

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A simple and rich nutrient-packed dessert with coconut, coconut oil, almond butter, and vanilla wrapped in a dark chocolate shell.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. In medium bowl, mix coconut flakes, the 1/3 cup melted coconut oil, almond butter, and vanilla until well mixed.
  2. Refrigerate 30 minutes.
  3. Using hands, form into 1 inch balls and put on a plate lined with parchment paper.
  4. Put the plate in the freezer until the clusters harden completely.
  5. Once the clusters have hardened, melt the chocolate in a double boiler with 1 TBSP coconut oil, stirring occasionally until smooth.
  6. Dip the clusters into the chocolate and put back on a plate or in a small baking dish
  7. Put them into refrigerator and eat once they get cold.
  8. Enjoy the awesome mixture of crunchy chocolate shell and chewy coconut center!

Notes

Keep in the refrigerator up to two weeks (if they last that long!)

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 2 clusters

Amount Per Serving

Calories 212

% Daily Value

Total Fat 19.3 g

30%

Saturated Fat 16.2 g

81%

Sodium 4 mg

0%

Total Carbohydrates 8.6 g

3%

Dietary Fiber 3.3 g

13%

Sugars 4.3 g

Protein 1.8 g

4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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Who doesn't love chocolate? These chocolate coconut clusters are delicious and healthy. Only 5 ingredients and the kids can help make them!

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