Coconut Bites | Plant-Based Snack

BY : PUBLISHED : November 2nd, 2019 UPDATED: November 20th, 2021

If you’re like me, having plant-based snacks everywhere I go is a must! Won’t leave the house without them! There’s nothing more frustrating than to be out and about and the hunger strikes, leaving you no choice but to find a healthy plant-based in a sea of products. These coconut bites from the “Bravo Express” cookbook by Ramses Bravo would be the perfect take-along snack!

Closeup of coconut bites on a white surface.

Coconut Bites: DIY Snacks!

Making your own snacks at home and in batches is so underrated! You will save so much time and money by taking a few minutes of your week to prepare some. Just pack them in a reusable bag and done! These coconut bites are a great example of affordable and quick snacks to prepare at home!

If you’re looking for great plant-based recipes be sure to check out the Bravo Express cookbook!

Closeup of coconut bites on a white surface.

Coconut Bites | Plant-Based Snack

Beatriz Buono-Core
It's always a good idea to take your snacks with you! An even better idea is to make them at home, right? These delicious coconut bites will be a hit!
4.8 from 5 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 10 servings
Calories 333 kcal
DIET Vegan


  • 2 cups of diced mango
  • 2 ripe bananas (diced)
  • 2 cups of unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract or 1/2 vanilla bean (cut in half lenghtwise)
  • 4 cups of unsweetened shredded dried coconut
  • 3/4 cup of unsweetened shredded dried coconut toasted


  • Put the mango, bananas, pineapple juice and vanilla extract in a small pot and cook over medium-low heat for about 6 minutes.
  • If using the vanilla bean: scrape the seeds from the vanilla bean into the pot and discard the pod.
  • Transfer the mango mixture to a food processor. Add the 4 cups of coconut and process until smooth and firm.
  • Put the toasted coconut in a bowl or a plate.
  • Using a small ice-cream scoop or a spoon, scoop out a small amount of the fruit and coconut mixture. Roll into a 1 - inch ball with your hands and then roll into the toasted coconut. Repeat the process with the remaining mixture.
  • Serve chilled or at room temperature.


Calories: 333kcalCarbohydrates: 26gProtein: 3gFat: 26gSaturated Fat: 23gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 16mgPotassium: 421mgFiber: 8gSugar: 15gVitamin A: 375IUVitamin C: 19mgCalcium: 21mgIron: 2mg
Keyword bites, coconut bites, easy, easy snacks, vegan energy bites
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