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A plate of brownie bites in a plate with chocolate

Brownie Bites

These Brownie Bites are healthy no bake treats with a soft and fudgy center. They are easy to make with just a few ingredients. With a soft no bake brownie center and lightly coated in shredded coconut for a light and healthy dessert! Gluten-free, vegan, dairy-free, paleo with low carb and keto options.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword christmas dessert, christmas dessert recipes, holiday dessert recipes, no bake dessert recipes, truffles recipe, vegan truffles
Prep Time 10 minutes
Chill Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 10 brownie bites
Calories 129 kcal
Author Kelly


For the Truffles

  • 1/2 cup creamy unsalted cashew butter , can sub with any nut butter or seed butter
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup OR sub with preferred liquid sweetener such as Lakanto sugar-free maple syrup,yacon syrup or just a few drops of pure liquid monk fruit.
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup superfine almond flour
  • 3 tbsp cacao powder
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp fine sea salt
  • 1/4 cup unsweeteend shredded coconut , toasted in a skillet over medium heat or on a baking sheet in the oven at 300F for 10-12 minutes or until golden, for extra flavor

For the Chocolate Coating

  • 1/2 cup chopped dairy-free quality chocolate OR chocolate gems, or dairy-free chocolate chips , we like Hu's Kitchen Gems OR Lily's Sweets
  • 1/2 tbp coconut oil

Optional toppings

  • hemp seeds, shredded coconut, finely chopped nuts, cacao powder, or Maldon sea salt


  1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.

  2. In a medium bowl, use a fork to mix the nut butter together with the maple syrup and vanilla. Slowly add in the almond flour, cacao powder, cinnamon and salt then continue stirring until the mixture resembles brownie batter. Add a little bit more nut butter or maple syrup if the mixture is too dry or add more flour if the mixture is too wet.

    Side view of melted chocolate in a large measuring cup
  3. Scoop out 1/2 tablespoon-sized dough and roll it into a ball, repeating with the remaining dough. Roll each brownie bite into a bowl with the shredded coconut.

    Place your truffles onto the prepared baking sheet and place the pan in the freezer for 10-15 minutes, or until firm.

    Overhead view of chocolate truffle filling balls on a parchment-lined baking sheet
  4. Meanwhile, add chocolate and coconut oil into a heat-safe bowl and melt over a double-boiler. Or, heat in the microwave in 20 second increments, mixing well in between, until smooth.

    Top view of melted chocolate in a double-boiler
  5. Drizzle in a zig zag over each brownie bite and top with optional toppings.

    Return the pan to the fridge or freezer, for 10-15 minutes, or until the chocolate is set. Serve or store in an airtight container in the fridge or freezer. 

    A plate of brownie bites in a plate with chocolate
Nutrition Facts
Brownie Bites
Amount Per Serving (1 brownie bite)
Calories 129 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Carbohydrates 14g5%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 4g8%
* Nutrition facts are provided as a courtesy using the WPRM recipe calculator. It is best to make your own calculations to ensure accuracy. We expressly disclaim any and all liability of any kind with respect to any act or omission wholly or in part in reliance on anything contained in this website. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.