A great, healthy recipe for coconut date bites. A perfect non-processed treat for the family that is ready in minutes! You can try different coatings to suit everyone’s taste, you can even try Rice Krispies if that is your kids’ favorite!

Coconut-date bites by Bonjour Cuisine

Coconut-Date Bites

Servings: 12 bites
Author: adapted from Foodnetwork.com by Bonjour Cuisine


  • 2 cups dates, pitted
  • 1/4 cup walnuts
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup unsweeted shredded coconut
  • 1/4 cup Maple flakes (you can replace with shredded coconut, chopped nutes or chocolate)


  1. In a food processor, pulse the dates till it becomes a thick paste.
  2. Add the walnuts, vanilla and 1/4 cup of the coconut and pulse until incorporated.

  3. Pour the maple flakes or other topping of choice into a small bowl. Scoop 2 tablespoons of the date mixture at a time, and roll with your hands into a ball.

  4. Coat with the flakes until fully covered. Repeat till all the mixture is used.

  5. Serve in mini paper cupcake liners. Store in an airtight container for up to 1 week, or more if refrigerated.

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