Crunchy Coco Bites
Are you looking for a sweet treat with a healthy twist?
These Crunchy Coco Bites have all the rich, chocolate-y flavor you crave… but packed with nutritious ingredients! This recipe includes whole grain wheat and barley, which contribute to our goal of three servings of whole grains per day. Plus, they add a satisfying crunch!
Almonds give this recipe yet another boost with healthy fats and vitamin E. Using dark chocolate in place of milk chocolate, along with unsweetened coconut, helps lower the added sugar in this recipe.
With only two easy steps, enjoying a delicious treat couldn’t be simpler. Try this recipe before February’s over for a healthier way to satisfy your sweet tooth!
⏲️ Ready in: 40 mins.
⌛Prep: 10 mins.
🍽️Servings yield: About 16 1-oz. pieces
- 1 cup Wegmans Wheat Crunch Cereal
- 1/2 cup Wegmans Sliced Almonds, toasted
- 1/2 cup Wegmans Raisins
- 1/2 cup organic unsweetened shredded coconut
- 2 (3 oz. each) Wegmans 72% Dark Chocolate bars, melted
Nutrition information is per serving
Added Sugar: 6g
Saturated Fat: 9g
Mix cereal, toasted almonds, raisins, and coconut together in large bowl. Add chocolate; mix to combine.
Transfer mixture to parchment paper-lined baking sheet; spread evenly and gently pack. Chill, about 30 min, until hardened.
Break into bite-size pieces.
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* Nutritional information is based on ingredients listed and serving size; any additions or substitutions to ingredients may alter the recipe’s nutritional content
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