Peanut Butter & Coconut Crunchies

If you enjoyed Zagnut bars as a kid, chances are you’ll love these Peanut Butter and Coconut Crunchies! A childhood favorite recreated, these tasty treats feature creamy peanut butter and toasted coconut flavors. This recipe’s ingredients list sets it apart from the popular store-bought indulgence.

With 100% clean ingredients like rolled oats, coconut, peanut butter, and raw honey, these bite-sized delights pack a protein punch. Complex carbs deliver slow-releasing energy to keep you concentrated and energized for hours!

As a bonus, these sweet-tooth satisfiers are easy (and fun!) to whip up. Simply combine ingredients, shape dough into balls, and refrigerate for about an hour. Nutrient-rich and savory, these crunchies will save you when you’re craving something sweet after a meal or need a quick, energy-boosting snack!

Peanut Butter & Coconut Crunchies

Peanut Butter & Coconut Crunchies

Yields: 20 servings | Calories: 163 | Total Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 33mg | Carbohydrates: 15g | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Protein: 5g | SmartPoints: 6


  • 1 1/2 cups old-fasioned oats, gluten-free
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons (natural extra-crunchy) peanut butter
  • 1 1/4 cup finely grated coconut, (plus more for rolling, about 1/4 cup)
  • 1/4 cup honey, raw recommended
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla


Preheat oven to 300 degrees.

On a parchment lined baking sheet, add oats and toast for 15 minutes.

Remove from oven and allow to cool.

Use your hands and mix all ingredients together.

Shape dough into 20 1-inch balls.

If needed, add a few drops of water until crunchies hold together when made into balls.

Spread additional coconut on a plate or parchment pepper.

Roll dough into 20 balls then roll each ball in the coconut.

Place covered balls in the fridge until set, approximately 1 hour.


Optional: 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips

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