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Dark Chocolate and Coconut Bars

Pinterest layout of several final images of the dark chocolate and coconut bars. Some bars far away, some close up.

These dark chocolate and coconut bars have everything I love in a treat! Most importantly, you can say it’s a healthy treat with the unsweetened coconut and dark chocolate.

Firstly, get a 9×13 pan out and line with parchment or aluminum foil. Spray the inside with cooking spray if you use aluminum foil. Set the oven for 350 degrees.

flour, salt, baking powder in a bowl.
Secondly, in a small/medium bowl, add the unbleached flour, salt and baking powder and mix well.
melted butter and brown sugar in a bowl.
Thirdly, In a larger bowl, add the brown sugar and melted butter.
vanilla, egg, and egg yolk added to the bowl with the melted butter and sugar.
Next, add the vanilla, egg, and egg yolk.
wet ingredients added to the bowl of dry ingredients.
Slowly add the dry ingredients into the bowl with the wet ingredients.
chocolate chips and coconut added to the dark chocolate and coconut bars batter
Add the chocolate chips and the unsweetened coconut.
dark chocolate and coconut bars batter pressed on a lined aluminum foiled pan.
Firmly press the bar mixture down unto the pan. I usually just scoop scoopfuls of the batter into corners of the pan and use a rubber spatula to press it down.

After that, bake for 33 minutes, and let the bars cool.
birds eye view of dark chocolate and coconut bars all baked.
close up of the corners of baked dark chocolate and coconut bars.
These dark chocolate coconut bars have a slight crispy edge, and a soft and chewy center.
3 dark chocolate and coconut bars on top of each of each other on a white plate.
another closeup of dark chocolate and coconut bars.
As a result, sometimes you end up with melted chocolate all over your fingers.
one dark chocolate and coconut bar on my hand with melted chocolate on my fingers.
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Dark Chocolate and Coconut Bars


  • Author: rowdyrousculps
  • Prep Time: 10-15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Total Time: 19 minutes
  • Yield: 1518 1x

Description

These dark chocolate and coconut bars have everything I love in a treat! Most importantly, you can say it’s a healthy treat with the unsweetened coconut and dark chocolate.


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Ingredients

  • 2 cups unbleached all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 3/4 c. brown sugar (light or dark)
  • 2 sticks, 1 c. unsalted melted butter, cooled
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs, 1 regular egg and 1 egg yolk
  • 1 c. shredded unsweetened coconut
  • 1 c. dark chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a 9×13 pan with parchment paper or if you use aluminum foil, spray/grease the foil.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix the flour, salt and baking powder.
  3. Melt the two sticks of butter in a small bowl. Let the melted butter cool for 5 minutes.
  4. In a large bowl, add the brown sugar and cooled melted butter. Mix well.
  5. In the same large bowl, add the vanilla extract, egg and egg yolk. Mix well.
  6. Slowly add the dry ingredients from the medium bowl to the large bowl of wet ingredients.
  7. Add in the coconut and dark chocolate chips. Mix all together.
  8. After that, spoon the batter in the greased 9×13 pan and spread evenly. Bake for about 33 minutes. Test the bars with a toothpick after 33 minutes.
  9. In conclusion, let the bars cool on a cooling rack. (if you can!)

  • Category: Dessert

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 bar
  • Calories: 226
  • Sugar: 25.6g
  • Sodium: 76mg
  • Fat: 6.8g
  • Carbohydrates: 9.5mg
  • Protein: 2.6g
  • Cholesterol: 9.5mg

Keywords: dark chocolate and coconut bars

Recipe adapted From Sally from Sally’s Baking Addiction.

If you love this dark chocolate and coconut bars, you’ll love my Blondie bars.

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