Peanut Butter Bites
Looking for a way to increase your coconut oil intake? These are delicious!!
I leave some in the freezer and nibble on them all day.
No need to feel guilty about this candy- for the health benefits of coconut oil, most coconut oil sites recommend eating about 3 tablespoons a day.
Peanut Butter Bites
1 1/2 cups peanut butter (Click here to find peanut butter)
1 cup coconut oil (Click here to find coconut oil)
1/4 cup honey (Click here for find natural honey)
Put all ingredients into food processor, whirl on high until all is creamy and incorporated. Pour into a 9″x13″ baking dish, lined with parchment paper. Place in freezer. When cold, pull parchment paper out and place on cutting board. Cut candy into squares.
These are easier to cut if they are not quite frozen, but they taste best when they are completely frozen.
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These sound positively yummy! I can only imagine the calorie content, though. At my age and with my slow metabolism I have to be careful of total intake. These sound good for a special treat. Thanks for sharing.
Actually coconut oil has been known to increase your metabolism.
These look really yummy! I’m going to make some today, thanks for the recipe. 🙂
If it makes 30 servings, each serving is 147.7 calories – but I agree – the benefits outweigh the calories!
Do you have to use coconut oil?
I have no idea how firm it would be without it. Coconut oil has some awesome health benefits though: http://thecoconutmama.com/2011/09/10-ways-to-add-coconut-oil-into-your-diet-daily-life-2/
You could use half butter, that’s what I do.
Have you ever tried almond butter instead of peanut butter?
I haven’t, but if you enjoy the taste of almond butter, go for it.
Peanut butter is just an easier option for us, so I haven’t experimented with other nut butters.
Please let me know if you do and how you like it!
I’m thinking of making these with stevia instead of honey and possibly experimenting with other nut butters. Using part real butter is also an interesting idea, but since I am looking for ways to increase coconut oil consumption, I will probably stick with that! Yum!
Just made this today for my husband and daughters (6 yo and 3 yo) and they loved it! Thanks so much for the recipe!
Do these need to be refrigerated/frozen at all times or would they hold up in, say, a school lunch bag?
Coconut oil melts at 76 degrees, so they typically do best cold. I keep mine in the freezer all the time. If you stick an ice pack in the lunch bag, I’m sure it would do fine.
I think these bars sound great. I love anything peanut butter and they sound super simple (hooray)!
Adding a couple tablespoons of ground flaxseed would add some fiber and extra nutrition. I’m going to try today and will post an updated comment.