Coconut Bounty Bites

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Coconut Bounty Bites

Coconut Bounty Bites

No-cook, 6 ingredients vegan coconut bounty bites that are super rich in taste and texture.

The crunchy chocolate layer encapsulates the soft and sweet coconut filling – just like the bounty bites you find in stores.

You can of course give them the shape of ‘bars’. But I found that rolling them into balls is so much easier and it holds that firm shape.

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Coconut Bounty Bites

Quick, easy, and delicious vegan coconut bounty bites recipe by Veganbell.
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Course -Dessert
Cuisine -American
Keyword -coconut bounty bars, coconut bounty bites, vegan bounty bars
Prep Time -2 minutes
Cook Time -1 minute
Cool Time -20 minutes
Total Time -23 minutes
Servings -15 balls
Calories -140kcal
Author -Veganbell

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups coconut (desiccated)
  • 1/4 cup sugar (powdered)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup coconut butter *recipe in NOTES below*
  • 1/2 cup coconut cream
  • 5 oz. chocolate (around 150 gm.), melted

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, combine desiccated coconut + sugar + vanilla + coconut butter + coconut cream. Stir and mix until it turns into a lump. Keep in the fridge for 10-15 minutes.
  • *After 10-15 minutes* Scoop a handful of the mixture and roll them into balls (the size of a golf ball)
  • Melt chocolate in a microwave (or use the double-boiler method) and transfer it to a bowl. 
  • Dip the coconut balls in the melted chocolate and transfer them to a parchment-lined baking sheet. Store them in the fridge for 15-20 minutes.

Notes

  1. To prepare coconut butter, simply blend shredded coconut (or desiccated coconut) for 5-6 minutes or until creamy and oily.

Nutrition

Serving: 1 ball | Calories: 140 kcal | Carbohydrates: 37 g | Protein: 6 g | Fat: 10 g | Saturated Fat: 7 g | Sodium: 4 mg | Potassium: 91 mg | Fiber: 2 g | Sugar: 12 g | Vitamin C: 0.6 mg | Calcium: 5 mg | Iron: 0.8 mg

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5 Responses

  1. 5 stars
    These were sooooo yum. I made them this weekend and it couldn’t even see the light of the fridge lol.

  2. 5 stars
    Could I use coconut milk (or maybe the solid part on top of the can) instead of coconut milk?

    1. Veganbell says:

      Hi, Daira. Yes you absolutely can. In fact, that would be even better. It gives a richer taste to the bites. 🙂

  3. Looks really nice I will have to try it sometime. Can I used honey instead of sugar trying to stay away from sugar.

  4. Just this 1st recipe of coconut balls has excited me. I am sure to enjoy this journey on veganuary

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