Paleo Pineapple Coconut Bars
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Serves: 12 bars
 
Ingredients
for the crust
  • ¼ cup coconut oil, melted + more for greasing
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • ¼ cup coconut sugar or honey crystals
for the filling
  • 3 cups chopped pineapple (fresh or canned)
  • 1½ cups sweetened or unsweetened coconut flakes (depending on how sweet you like it)
  • ¼ cup coconut sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbsp almond flour
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp baking powder
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Add all crust ingredients to buzz in a food processor until it forms a ball of dough
  3. Press dough evenly into the bottom of the pan
  4. Bake at 350 for 10-15 minutes
  5. Remove from oven and set aside
  6. Whisk together coconut sugar, almond flour, and baking powder in a bowl
  7. Add eggs and vanilla and mix until well combined
  8. Stir in coconut flakes and pineapple
  9. Spread mixture evenly over crust (add more coconut flakes for extra topping if desired)
  10. Bake for 20-25 minutes, until edges are golden.
  11. Allow to cool completely, then cut into squares (12)
  12. Best if served chilled!
Recipe by Veggie Staples at http://veggiestaples.com/paleo-pineapple-coconut-bars/