Coconut Power Snack Poppers


This recipe for Coconut Power Snack Poppers is a “5 minutes or less” entry in the Fast & Fresh Dairy-Free Time Trials Recipe Contest, submitted by reader Marisa Raponi. For bringing these dense little power snacks together, she uses Culinary Coconut Milk from So Delicious.

Coconut Power Snack Poppers

Coconut Power Snack Poppers

Fast and Fresh Dairy Free Time Trials Recipe ContestMarisa says, “These power snacks are chewy and sweet. They are so nutritious they can actually be eaten for breakfast and definitely a no guilt dessert made in 5 minutes.” The nibs taste so much like chocolate, but without the excess sugars.

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Special Diet Notes & Options: Coconut Power Snack Poppers

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, peanut-free, soy-free, vegan, and vegetarian, as long as you are choosy with your granola – pick one that fits your dietary needs.

Coconut Power Snack Poppers
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Serves: 10-12 balls
  1. Place all ingredients except coconut flakes into a food processor. Pulse to chop
  2. Then puree to slightly smooth, leaving some chunky texture.
  3. Using a 1 tablespoon ice cream scoop or spoon, scrape out of processor and roll into coconut flakes.
  4. Shape with your hands into 1-2-inch round balls, pressing the coconut into the ball.

About Author

Alisa is the founder of, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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