Coconut Chocolate Candy Bars Recipe

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Lynn Curtis Modified: March 21, 2022
Coconut Chocolate Candy Bars Recipe

How To Make Coconut Chocolate Candy Bars

Satisfy your sweet tooth with a bar or two of these chocolate candy bars, stuffed with shredded coconut and bittersweet chocolate, for a decadent treat!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 50 minutes
Refrigerate Time: 30 minutes
Total: 1 hour 30 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • cupunsweetened coconut,shredded
  • 1canunsweetened coconut milk
  • ½cupsugar
  • 2tbsplight corn syrup
  • 6tbspunsalted butter
  • 11ozbittersweet chocolate

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Spread the shredded coconut on a baking sheet and toast for about 4 minutes until lightly golden. Let cool completely.

  3. In a medium saucepan, combine the coconut milk with the sugar, corn syrup and 4 tablespoons of the butter. Cook over moderately low heat, for about 40 minutes, stirring frequently, until thick as jam.

  4. Remove from the heat and whisk in the remaining 2 tablespoons of butter and the toasted coconut. Transfer to a bowl and let cool.

  5. Cover a baking sheet with wax paper. Using an offset spatula, spread half of the melted chocolate on the wax paper in a 10×7-inch rectangle.

  6. Refrigerate for about 10 minutes until firm.

  7. Spread the coconut mixture over the chocolate and refrigerate for about 10 minutes until set.

  8. Spread the remaining melted chocolate over the coconut and refrigerate for about 20 minutes until firm.

  9. Trim the edges of the rectangle, then cut into 40 squares. Cover and refrigerate until serving.

  10. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

 Make Ahead: The candy bars can be refrigerated for up to 1 week.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 107.39kcal
  • Fat: 8.39g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.31g
  • Trans Fat: 0.07g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.41g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.19g
  • Carbohydrates: 9.38g
  • Fiber: 0.98g
  • Sugar: 7.82g
  • Protein: 0.78g
  • Cholesterol: 4.58mg
  • Sodium: 4.36mg
  • Calcium: 5.91mg
  • Potassium: 69.64mg
  • Iron: 0.70mg
  • Vitamin A: 14.57µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.15mg
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