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Super Healthy! Coco Pops Recipe

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Super Healthy Coco Pops Recipe

Am I the only person in the world that has never eaten an LCM bar? They weren’t really around when I was growing up and even if they were, I can’t imagine that Mum would have bought them for us. I definitely grew up in a house where all of our biscuits, slices and cakes were homemade. Even now, the idea of buying a packet of biscuits or slices seems strange!

And so, when I came across a recipe for Healthy ‘Coco-Pops’ Bars on Pinterest, I was very keen to give them a go. And being that I am the worst person ever for following a recipe to a tee, I made a few changes here and there. But guess what? They were surprisingly really yummy (and were a massive amount healthier and cheaper than a box of LCMs!).

healthy coco pop bars

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These bars are totally no-bake and take about 5 minutes to make… so there’s really no excuse not to give them a go! If you didn’t know that they were packed with chia seeds, raw cacao and coconut, you would swear that they were a naughty little snack.

Enjoy these little ‘Coco-Pops’ bars that make the perfect healthy lunch-box snack!

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Super Healthy ‘Coco-Pops’ Recipe

Super Healthy! Coco Pops Recipe

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 12


  • • ¾ cup honey (or 1 cup rice malt syrup)
  • • ½ cup coconut oil
  • • ¼ cup raw cacao powder
  • • 4 cups rice bubbles (or any puffed rice)
  • • 2 cups desiccated coconut
  • • ¼ cup chia seeds


  1. Melt honey and coconut oil together in the microwave or over low heat in a saucepan.
  2. Meanwhile, place the rice bubbles, chia seeds, coconut and cacao powder into a large bowl.
  3. Pour over the melted liquid and mixed together really well.
  4. Place the mixture into a lined 20cm square cake tin and press down well (I like to use a round glass and roll it over the mixture to really press it down extra hard).
  5. Place the tin into the fridge and leave for 2-3 hours or overnight.
  6. Take out of the fridge and cut into bars.
  7. Store the bars in an airtight container in the fridge.
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 About the Author

Hi there! My name is Lucy and I’m a primary school teacher, a wannabe baker, a wife, a blogger, a pilates lover, a chocolate addict, a super-organiser and an over-analyser. When I’m not teaching, you will usually find me whipping up something very naughty in the kitchen…. chocolate and caramel are two of my best friends! Come and join me over on my blog Bake Play Smile or on Facebook for some more sugarific baking adventures! xxx




Lucy Mathieson

Lucy Mathieson

Lucy is a trained primary school teacher with a passion for baking. Lucy began her blog, Bake Play Smile, in 2013 and it has since grown into one of Australia’s most recognised food blogs. Bake Play Smile is all about fun, food and happiness. Lucy’s recipes have earned national acclaim through a number of awards and publications. She was a winner of the 2015 Best Recipes ‘Home Cook Hero’ competition in Super Food Ideas magazine, a Top 5 Finalist for the 2014 Mamamia Food Blogger Competition, a Top 5 Food Blogger on Every Recipe, and a Kidspot “Voices of 2014″ nominee.

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