Paleo Chocolate Coconut Bites

Paleo Chocolate Coconut Bites

These paleo chocolate coconut bites are easy to whip up, amazingly chocolatey and crunchy, vegan, and even have an option to be made Whole30 compliant.

Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine dairy-free, paleo, vegan, Whole30
Prep Time 15 minutes
Chill Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 15
Author Erin Higgs


  • 1 cup pitted soft Medjool dates (about 15 dates)
  • 1 cup raw almonds
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup virgin coconut oil melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt
  • 2-3 tbsp unsweetened shredded coconut as a topping


  1. Add dates to food processor and pulse several times until they are roughly chopped.

  2. Add the remaining ingredients, except for the shredded coconut topping, to the food processor and blend until mixed well.

  3. Using a spoon, scoop out enough mixture to easily roll into a small ball using your hands. Continue until you’ve rolled all the mixture. This makes about 14 to 16 balls, depending on the size.

  4. In a small bowl, place the remaining shredded coconut and gently roll each chocolate ball to evenly coat with the coconut.

  5. Place balls on a parchment lined plate, tray or baking sheet, and chill in the refrigerator for 15 minutes.

  6. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator and serve chilled.

Recipe Notes

Looking to make this Whole30 compliant?

Omit the vanilla extract to make this a Whole30 compliant snack.