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Chocolate and Coconut Energy Bars

Prep these chocolate + coconut energy bars before a busy week, or your next weekend trip. They are made with 5 ingredient and take only 5 minutes to make.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: Gluten Free, Oil Free, Vegan
Yield: 8 bars
Author: The Local Sprout


  • 1/2 cup raw cashews
  • 1 cup medjool dates pitted and packed
  • 3 Tbsp cacao powder
  • 1/3 cup shredded coconut
  • big pinch sea salt


  • In a food processor or blender, blend all ingredients along with 2 Tbsp. of cold water. Blend until mostly smooth, scraping sides as needed.
  • Transfer mixture to small pan lined with parchment paper. Flatten and smooth bars. Chill in refrigerator for 30 minutes or until firm. Slice into 8 bars and enjoy.
  • Leftovers will keep in airtight container for up to a week or refrigerated in airtight container for up to 2 weeks.


Nutrition information is a rough estimate of 1/8 of the entire recipe.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 182kcal | Carbohydrates: 22.9g | Protein: 3.1g | Fat: 10.9g | Saturated Fat: 6.9g | Sodium: 5mg | Fiber: 3.7g | Sugar: 15.1g