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No-bake chocolate coconut bars on a wire rack.
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No Bake Chocolate Energy Bars

These healthy no bake chocolate energy bars are easy to make with only 8 simple ingredients. They're low-sugar, vegan, gluten-free and perfect for meal prep.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time5 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: No Bake Chocolate Energy Bars
Servings: 12



  • Grease an 8x8 square glass baking dish with coconut oil or line with parchment paper.
  • Combine oats and shredded coconut in a mixing bowl and set aside.
    A large white mixing bowl with oats and coconut shreds.
  • Combine peanut butter, almond milk, maple syrup and cocoa powder in a saucepan. Cook on medium heat while stirring the mixture until well combined. Heat until mixture is fragrant and thickened, about 5 minutes or so. Turn off stove top and stir vanilla and sea salt.
    A white saucepan with a metal whisk and a chocolate mixture.
  • Pour mixture over the oats and shredded coconut and mix until well combined.
    A large white mixing bowl, no-bake chocolate coconut bar mix, and a silicone spatula.
  • Pour batter into the prepared baking dish and press down until the batter is evenly distributed across the dish. Sprinkle with extra coconut, press down once more so the coconut sticks.
    A woman's hand using a silicone spatula to spread the no-bake chocolate coconut bar mixture in a square baking pan.
  • Place dish into the fridge and let sit until the bars are set up (about 2 hours). Remove from fridge, cut into bars and enjoy. Store any leftovers in the fridge.
    A square baking dish containing the no-bake chocolate coconut bars before being cut.


Serving: 1 bar | Calories: 256kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 70mg | Potassium: 51mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 8g