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Healthy Homemade Mound Bars Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins
 

Make guilt-free versions of your favorite chocolate bars with my Healthy Homemade Mounds Bars featuring rich chocolate and creamy coconut.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 16
Calories: 93 kcal
Author: Gemma Stafford
Ingredients
  • 2 cups (6oz/170g) shredded coconut (Desiccated coconut)
  • ¼ cup (11/2oz/71g) maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoon coconut oil
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • teaspoon salt
  • cup (41/2oz/128g) chocolate chips
Instructions
  1. Line an d 8 x 8 inch baking tray with parchment paper and set aside,
  2. Process all ingredients except chocolate chips in a food processor.
  3. Press the coconut filling into the tin and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or until the mix have set firm.
  4. Meanwhile, make the chocolate coating by melting chocolate in the microwave in 30 second intervals or in heat-proof bowl over a saucepan of simmering water.
  5. Once the coconut center has set, remove from the tin by lifting up the parchment paper. Cut the hardened coconut in half down the center than in 8 sliced across creating 16 bars.
  6. Using two forks, dip each bar in chocolate, coating thoroughly, then place back on the parchment to allow the chocolate to set.
  7. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 week.
Recipe Notes

An 8 x 8 pan has much the same area of a 7 x 11 pan.

Nutrition Facts
Healthy Homemade Mound Bars Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 93 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Sodium 39mg2%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 13g14%
Protein 1g2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.