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Coconut Magic Bars (Vegan, Gluten-Free, Refined Sugar-Free)

Author Samah Dada

Ingredients

  • 1 cup blanched almond flour
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 1/3 cup coconut sugar can bring it up to 1/2 cup if you prefer a sweeter bar
  • 1/4 cup creamy almond butter
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil, melted and cooled
  • 2 flax eggs, (2 TBSP flaxseed meal mixed with 5 tbsp warm water, left to sit for 5 minutes)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup unsweeted shredded coconut, plus more for adding on top
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds, plus more for adding on top
  • 1/3 cup chocolate chips, plus more for adding on top
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Instructions

  1. Prepare flax egg and set aside. Prepare an 8x8 pan by greasing it with coconut oil, and preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together almond butter, melted & cooled coconut oil, vanilla extract. Fold in coconut sugar and mix. Once flax egg is ready and has thickened, add to this wet mixture.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together almond flour, coconut flour, salt, and baking soda.
  4. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and mix until thoroughly combined.
  5. Add mix-ins (shredded coconut, almonds, and chocolate chips) to batter and fold together.
  6. Transfer batter to your coconut oil greased 8x8 pan. Press down until evenly distributed. Add shredded coconut, almonds, and chocolate chips to top of batter and press them gently down into the top of the batter.
  7. Bake for 20-25 minutes on 350 degrees, until edges are golden brown.
  8. Cool for 10 minutes before slicing into bars.