Loaded Healthy Organic Chocolate Nut Coconut Bars

A valued friend to Foodlyn is an exceptional baker and has a great blog Sweet Things by Lizzie.  Liz has a deep love for baking and creates exceptional and accessible recipes for those of us with even the most basic of baking skill.  Liz used some of our best Foodlyn ingredients to create an outstanding and healthy recipe for these sweet bars that will satisfy your cravings without guilt!


  • 1 cup old fashioned organic rolled oats
  • 1 and 1/2 cups pitted dates
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened baking chocolate melted
  • 4 tablespoons organic honey
  • 1/4 cup raw fresh coconut
  • 1/3 cup whole raw almonds
  • 2/3 cup raw pecans
  • 1/4 cup organic crunchy peanut butter


  1. 1/2 cup unsweetened baking chocolate melted
  2. 2 tablespoons organic honey
  3. 1 tablespoon organic peanut butter


  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees
  2. On a single baking sheet, place the oats and almonds.  Bake for 12 minutes until lightly browned
  3. Cut the almonds in large chunks and set aside
  4. Soak the dates in hot water for about 15 minutes until they are nice and soft
  5. Line an 8×8 inch pan with parchment or wax paper
  6. In a food processor, add dates and pulse until they become a paste.  Add the pecans and pulse again until a ball forms.  Add the melted chocolate, peanut butter, honey and coconut.  Scrape down the bowl and with wet fingers, pat into your prepared pan
  7. Push the almond pieces into the top of the dough
  8. In a microwave-safe pyrex cup, melt the other 1/2 cup chocolate and tablespoon of peanut butter for a minute.  Take it out of the microwave and add the honey
  9. Drizzle the chocolate, peanut butter and honey mixture all over the bars, working quickly as it tends to get thick
  10. Put the pan into the fridge for several hours before cutting into bars

Store them in an air tight container in the fridge

Makes 10 bars.  Prep time: 30 minutes  Chill time: 2 hours

Photo and recipe reprinted with the permission of Sweet Things by Lizzie


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