10 Reviews

Tastes surprisingly good. Made with 2 T splenda, unsweetened coconut and left out the raisins to save on carbs. Didn't rise super high but has good consistency and great coconut maple flavor.

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Demandy June 08, 2010

Yum! These are really fantastic. I didn't have any raisins so I increased the Splenda by 1 Tbs., and I used pecans instead of walnuts. I used a margarine that I think is too salty so I omitted the salt. Next time I might be bad and drizzle some dark chocolate on top...

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laurenlikesfood June 08, 2009

These are good. I found the prep to be more like 10-15 mins. though. Also they came out a little dry for my liking but that might be because I used whole wheat flour? I will make again though as they are fairly healthy and tasty.

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DaisySunshine March 10, 2009

These were quick and easy to make, something I appreciate. Fiance was so-so about these - they weren't sweet enough for him, but he's not the one with diabetes! Thanks for sharing. Will make again.

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Wreckage February 24, 2008

Very good for a Splenda dessert (I tend to dislike the aftertaste of Spelnda in baked goods). I used unsweetened coconut and about 6-7 tsps of Splenda. I omitted the raisins and used sliced almonds for the nuts, then spread melted chocolate on top so it resembled a Mounds bar :) I also subsituted real maple syrup for the maple flavoring.

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jodi_m April 14, 2007

This was THE BEST coconut bar I have ever had. It was soo delicious. I altered the recipe a lot however to lower the number of calories but all in all it is the same basic recipe. First I substituted the eggs with egg beaters, substituted margarine for Promise fat free spread, used unsweetened coconut, used about 15 tsps of splenda since the coconut was unsweetened, and replaced the flour with oatmeal. I also ground the coconut and oatmeal up in a food processor to make the mixture a little less textured. The total calorie count of the recipe is reduced drastically to about 563 calories and still tastes excellent!!

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Samthelittlechef August 17, 2006

These are excellent! The staff (I work for a church) is hosting a volunteer apreciation luncheon tomorrow and each of us were told to bring a dessert. As there are a lot of church members with diabetes, I thought I'd look for a lower sugar recipe. I came upon this one and had, basically, all the ingredients. (I used whole wheat pastry flour for the flour and Oklahoma pecans instead of walnuts. I also used a blend of different colored raisins.) I made a pan and then left them to cool intending to try a tiny one and then save the rest. My husband and I ate a whole row and had to force ourselves to stop. Really and truly delicious. I have the dry ingredients all ready to make a second pan in the morning so I have enough to take with me! Thanks Toni. This is a definite keeper.

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ladypit February 13, 2006

5*'s from DH-----he really likes these---I used Egg-Beaters and Promise margarine. I wonder about substituting oatmeal for the coconut? Gonna try that nest, maybe half coconut and half oatmeal. Anyway--thanks a lot for the recipe, I'll be using it often.

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mickie49 January 26, 2006

A nice just sweet enough treat! I made these for a friend of my husbands who is diabetic. I like them too! I didn't have maple flavoring, so used maple syrup. Thank you!

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Sharon123 January 22, 2006

These are Deeeelish! Great for a holiday or just any day, really. Chewy and just enough maple. Toni, these are good!

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Redneck Epicurean December 10, 2005
Amy's Chewy Coconut Bars (Diabetic)