Mounds Bars Recipe DIY – These homemade “Mounds” bars taste like the real deal (except that I did not use dark chocolate). I was inspired to try this homemade Mounds Bars recipe from a recipe I saw online (artandthekitchen.com). I modified the recipe a bit to suit dietary needs (gluten & dairy allergies).
These Mounds Bars are gluten free, dairy free, and have no added sugar! I made these as a semi-healthy treat for my challenging eating plan where it’s tough to find a dessert I can eat (in moderation). These imitation Mounds Bars are a great option, and my picky daughter ate more than I did. You can even throw in some almonds and make it an Almond Joy.
Mounds Bars Recipe DIY
Makes about 16 squares
Mounds Bars Recipe DIY Ingredients
- 1 cup organic coconut oil
- 2 cups unsweetened shredded coconut or coconut flakes
- ¼ cup organic honey
- 1 10-oz bag of Enjoy chocolate chips (allergen free)
- add almonds to each bar (optional) to make these DIY Mounds Bars DIY Almond Job candy bars
Warm coconut oil and honey until it’s reached a liquid like state. Stir. Add coconut. Stir well. Line a baking dish or shallow pan with parchement paper and spread the coconut mixture on the parchment paper until desired thickness – approximately 1/4-1/2 inch. Refrigerate the coconut mixture until solid. Melt the chocolate chips and spread over the coconut. Wait for the chocolate to set and appear not shiny, then cut into squares. Refrigerate during warm temps. Otherwise, leave out at room temperature for a softer bar. Add almonds to the Mounds Bars before the chocolate phase to turn these DIY Mounds candy bars into DIY Almond Joy candy bars.
What recipe tweaks would you make? Have you tried a different Mounds Bars Recipe DIY recipe?