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Chocolate Coconut Granola Bites

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Weeeeeeeeeell, well, well. Look who made bressertfast.

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Oh no, it’s an actual true factual word combining breakfast and dessert. I didn’t make it up at all. It’s in the Webster, but don’t try to look it up right now because I think their site is down or something.

I realize that to the naked eye, these little bites look eerily similar to these chocolate coconut clusters I showed you a long time ago. I mean sure, they basically have the exact same name. And are made up of carbon copy key ingredients.

. . . And my photos look painfully similar. Like, right down to the dang wax paper.

Did I completely rip myself off?

But wait!

They are actually night and day if we take a closer peep. (You don’t have to bring up two tabs of my website. I mean you can! I’m not the boss of you.)

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In the cluster version, they have a lot more going on in them, like flour, butter, sugar, eggs, a bunch of riff raff if you ask me.

In the bites version? None of it, SON. Straight up four ingredients for your face.

In the cluster version, they are baked.

In the bites version? Flash frozen, CHEELAH. (just a little though, to help with the molding. not to be confused with crown molding.)

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In the cluster version, they are clusters, not at all covered with delicious toasted coconut shavings.

In the bites version? Bites, BUDDY. Obviously covered with delicious toasted coconut shavings.

I mean clearly there is distinct difference between clusters and bites. Once you figure it out, will you let me know?

Also, I snuck (sneaked? snaked? snercked?) some flax seeds into these so that they could do that very important and healthy thing that flax seeds do.

These are so awesome. They’re a little crunchy after the chocolate has hardened a bit. The making of them can get a little messy, but it only means you get to lick the chocolate from your fingers constantly and NERBRUDEE is there to stop you.

(that would be nobody, mom)

Eat ‘em in the morning, eat ‘em at night!

Eat ‘em like a cougar in the middle of a fight!

Eat ‘em with your pants on, eat ‘em with them off!

Eat ‘em 9th hole in a solid round of golf!

That was my rhyme for you.

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Get bresserfasted!

Chocolate Coconut Granola Bites:

What it took for 58,000 (just kidding. probably around 25):

* 2 cups chocolate chips
* 2 cups plain granola
* 1/3 cup flax seeds
* 2 cups coconut shavings, lightly toasted

Place the chocolate chips in a double boiler (or a bowl over a small saucepan with about an inch of water in it) and melt over medium heat, stirring constantly.

Off the heat, add the granola and flax seeds and stir to combine. Stick the bowl in the freezer for about 10 minutes, to cool and harden the mix a little bit. It makes it easier to roll the mix into the little bites.

Arrange the toasted coconut shavings on a large baking sheet. Using your hands, scoop out a small amount of the chocolate granola mix and roll it around in the shavings, making little balls! Little ball bites. Little bites. Never mind.

Continue until you’ve made all 58,000. Place the tray back in the freezer for another 5 minutes or so. Then bag and store them at room temp for as long as you want!

But not like 7 months or anything. I can’t be held responsible for that.

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No really, what DO flax seeds do?

 

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35 Responses to Chocolate Coconut Granola Bites

  1. Amy @Very Culinary May 10, 2013 at 7:53 am #

    I’ll take 50, please.

  2. Tieghan May 10, 2013 at 7:58 am #

    Um….dessert for breakfast is an everyday thing around here. So I naturally love these and need them now!

  3. Leslie May 10, 2013 at 8:00 am #

    Love the rhyme!!!!! And love these too!

  4. Ali | Gimme Some Oven May 10, 2013 at 8:17 am #

    I adore little granola bites like these! Chocolate and coconut sound wonderful!

  5. Laurie {SimplyScratch} May 10, 2013 at 8:37 am #

    I’ll take 2,584 of these please and thank you!

  6. Heather May 10, 2013 at 8:49 am #

    I don’t even know if these would make it out of the bowl…unless it was on my spoon straight to my mouth!

  7. Holly @ EatGreatBEGreat May 10, 2013 at 8:52 am #

    Yummy!!! They sound amazing!

  8. Lauren May 10, 2013 at 9:41 am #

    This looks so easy! I am DEFINITELY making these :)
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  9. Megan {Country Cleaver} May 10, 2013 at 9:44 am #

    Bbresserfast is myfavorite meal of the DAY!!!

  10. Jessica@AKitchenAddiction May 10, 2013 at 10:34 am #

    Love granola bites! These will be happening at my house asap!

  11. Kari@Loaves n Dishes May 10, 2013 at 10:39 am #

    So the healthiness of granola & flax seed totally off set the indulgence of chocolate right? Who a I kidding, I eat chocolate every day any way!

  12. Tracey @ Cooking with Love May 10, 2013 at 10:41 am #

    I love me some granola with chocolate! YUMMY! :)

  13. Carly @ Snack Therapy May 10, 2013 at 11:27 am #

    I want to spend my Friday eating twenty of these with my pants off.

  14. Katrina @ WVS May 10, 2013 at 11:44 am #

    Oh my! Love all that chocolate in there!

  15. Nicole @ Young, Broke and Hungry May 10, 2013 at 12:49 pm #

    Yes Please! Sign me up.

  16. Sara {Home is Where the Cookies Are} May 10, 2013 at 1:49 pm #

    I love that you just coined the word bressertfast even more than I love the actual bressertfast food. . . . just sayin’. It’s a great word.

  17. Averie @ Averie Cooks May 10, 2013 at 2:18 pm #

    Bev this is my kinda post!! Love it! Love little bites like this and the chocolate, no-bake, coconut, total win. Pinned!

  18. Rachel @ Baked by Rachel May 10, 2013 at 2:28 pm #

    Yes please! These sound ridiculously good.

  19. Rebekka May 10, 2013 at 3:54 pm #

    Hahaha! These look so good, and your commentary is cracking me up!

  20. Jackie @ The Beeroness May 10, 2013 at 5:38 pm #

    Chocolate for breakfast?I heart you.

  21. Stephanie @ Eat. Drink. Love. May 10, 2013 at 10:06 pm #

    Nom nom nom!

  22. Katie May 11, 2013 at 12:33 am #

    my kinda breakfast.

  23. Marie @ Little Kitchie May 11, 2013 at 7:55 am #

    gimme all of them. pretty please.

  24. Deborah May 11, 2013 at 10:49 am #

    Yeah – I’m all over these for breakfast!!

  25. Cassie | Bake Your Day May 11, 2013 at 5:13 pm #

    These look incredible, Bev!

  26. Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch May 11, 2013 at 5:52 pm #

    Yum!!! Loving some chocolate in my breakfast!!!

  27. Michelle May 12, 2013 at 6:59 am #

    Love your recipe’s, my printer’s ready for a break. Also, you are very entertaining to read, witty and funny! Love it!!!

  28. DessertForTwo May 12, 2013 at 5:53 pm #

    haha, you cracked me up when you said you can’t be responsible for storing these for 7 months!

  29. Kathryn May 13, 2013 at 3:07 am #

    I think I could definitely eat 58,000 of these.

  30. Nutmeg Nanny May 15, 2013 at 7:18 pm #

    Oh my! These little things look so addicting :) I can’t wait to make some!

  31. Nicole rvaorbust June 29, 2013 at 9:05 pm #

    Thanks so much! You inspired me to give one last chance of decadent goodness to my leftover granola crumbs! I never thought of chocolate! Come check it out on my blog: http://rvaorbust.wordpress.com/

    Nicole

  32. Maryjo August 13, 2013 at 6:12 pm #

    I used Bobs Red Mill… 5 Grain rolled oats has flaxseed and other healthy grains awesome!! Thanks

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