No-Bake Avocado Coconut Bites

Desserts

No-Bake Avocado Coconut Bites

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 c. finely shredded coconut, packed
  • 1 t. butter
  • 2/3 c. sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 t. ground cardamom
  • 1/2 ea. Avocado From Mexico, pitted, peeled, & puréed
  • 1/3 c. shredded coconut, toasted
  • 1/3 c. cashews, roasted and finely chopped

Instructions

  1. In a medium saucepan, melt the butter over low heat. Add the finely shredded coconut and cook for 3 to 4 minutes until the moisture from the coconut evaporates.
  2. Add sweetened condensed milk and cardamom; stir to combine. Cook for another 8 to 10 minutes until the mixture becomes very thick and begins to form a ball.
  3. Remove from heat and let cool. When cooled, fold in puréed avocado.
  4. Scoop 1 tablespoon of the mixture and roll into a ball.
  5. Roll avocado coconut balls in toasted shredded coconut and cashews.
  6. Place on a line baking sheet and refrigerate until set.

Reviews

Nutrition Facts
No-Bake Avocado Coconut Bites
Amount Per Serving 15
Calories 150 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 8g 38%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 25mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Total Sugars 8g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 2g 0%
Vitamin A 0mg 0%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Vitamin D 0mg 0%
Calcium 0mg 4%
Iron 0mg 4%
Potassium 100mg 14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Did you know the avocado is a fruit, not a vegetable? Learn more about the amazing avocado, including its rich history, cultural impact and tasty ways to eat this delicious superfood in guacamole as well as other dishes!

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