Coconut Cream Larabars

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No matter who you talk to, most everyone seems to love larabar,  My two most viewed posts on the blog are the Peanut Butter Granola Bars and the Homemade Clif Bars. The first larabar recipeI created was the chocolate brownie.  I think these coconut cream larabars came out even better!

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These literally took about 5 minutes to make.  Can it get any easier?  I love recipes like this.  The store bought Larabars cost $1.50 a piece.  That can get pretty pricey if you are buying a lot of them.  So here is my recipe.  I hope you like it as much as we did.

Coconut Cream Larabars

Coconut Cream Larabars

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes

Coconut Cream Larabars



  • Mix the almonds, coconut and cashews in the food processor until fine.
  • Then add the dates, oil and water and pulse until a dough forms.
  • Line an 8X8 pan with parchment paper leaving enough room for some to come out the sides. That way, the bars will be easy to remove and cut with a pizza cutter.
  • Press down the down so that it is packed well and place in the fridge to set.
  • It will take an hour or two. Slice and eat. These should keep in the fridge for a couple weeks.

252 thoughts on “Coconut Cream Larabars

  1. OH. MY. GOODNESS. I’ve been meaning to try making some of my own bars for long hikes and such – and I just whipped these up – SO DELICIOUS!! I resisted the urge to add a ton of extra stuff (well, I did add 2 T chia seeds) and they are amazing!!!! Can’t wait to fuel my body with this goodness climbing this Mt Whitney weekend!!! :) Thank you!!!

    1. Nutrition info if anyone is interested (with 2T Chia added) and making 20 balls out of the recipe: 1 ball = 102 cal, 5.7 fat, 11.4 carbs, 2.1 fiber, 7.9 sugar and 100% wholesome goodness!! :)

  2. I made these for the first time this evening and they turned out delicious. Due to my daughter’s allergies, I used sunflower seeds and seasame seeds in place of the almonds and cashews. I regularly use several of your recipes and I’m never disappointed. Thanks again!! :)

  3. Hi Melissa, I just wanted to send you a huge thank you again for your amazing website! I especially love your Lara Bar recipes, the coconut cream is my favorite too! These are now a staple in my life, they are the perfect afternoon snack! I keep trying other recipes you have for lara bars and energy bites, but this remains my all time favorite!
    Thanks :)

    1. I don’t soak the dates. I have never used coconut powder. Is it like coconut flour? I am not 100% sure it will work in this recipe. If you try, let me know the results.

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