Healthy Eating
  • Northeast Wisconsin
  • September 2013
Written by  Rebecca Brown

Healthy Candy Bars (a gluten-free and dairy-free treat)


½ cup all-natural peanut butter

⅓ cup raw honey

¼ cup organic coconut oil

⅓ cup shredded coconut

1½ cups gluten-free oats

¾ cup dairy-free chocolate chips


  1. Line 8x8 dish with parchment paper. (Don’t forget parchment or you will be digging your bars out with a fork!)
  2. In a glass bowl, combine peanut butter, honey and coconut oil.
  3. Microwave for 30 seconds or heat on the stove.
  4. Add chocolate chips.
  5. Melt for another 30 seconds.
  6. Stir until all the chocolate is melted.
  7. Add oats and coconut.
  8. Pour into pan and refrigerate for about an hour.
  9. Cut into bars and store in refrigerator.

Rebecca Brown owns Happy Bellies Bake Shop, an all-natural, gluten-free (and mostly dairy-free) bake shop in the Fox Valley, where they specialize in allergy friendly and more nutritious options. You can also find egg-free, soy-free and refined sugar-free alternatives on their menu. For more information, visit, call 920-851-7771 or find them on Facebook at http://facebook/happybellies.

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