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chocolate coconut butter bites

Chocolate Coconut Butter Bites

My secret weapon for this swap is coconut butter, which is made from fresh coconut that is pureed into a smooth paste. It is rich, creamy, very flavorful, and remains firm at room temperature.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Yield 30 pieces
Calories 134 kcal
Author Kelly Jaggers

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups raw organic coconut butter
  • 1 cup chopped bittersweet organic chocolate
  • 1/2 cup organic unsweetened nut or seed butter
  • 1/4 cup organic cocoa powder
  • 3 tablespoons raw honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup organic unsweetened shredded raw coconut processed without chlorine

Instructions

  1. In a medium sauce pan over medium heat add coconut butter, chopped chocolate, nut or seed butter, cocoa powder, and honey. Cook, stirring constantly, until the mixture is warm and smooth.  
  2. Remove from the heat and stir in vanilla and shredded coconut. 
  3. Prepare 30 mini muffin cups with paper liners. Divide the mixture between the cups and refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight.  

  4. Remove from the refrigerator 10 minutes before serving. Serve cool or at room temperature (the warmer the candy the softer it becomes.

Recipe Notes

These can be frozen for up to a month; simply thaw in the refrigerator before serving.