Apple and coconut squares
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Apple coconut squares are a healthy, easy and quick to make. The goodness of coconut and apple make it an easy dessert which you can have guilt-free.
  • Coconut – 1 cup
  • Apples – 11/2 cup
  • Sugar or jaggery – ½ cup (you can increase it depending on how sweet you want)
  • Almonds sliced – ½ cup
  • Walnuts – few
  • Pistachios (optional) – to decorate.
  • Saffron (optional) – to give it a yellow color
  1. Peel and grate apples. Keep them aside. You can sprinkle little lemon to stop them from turning brown.
  2. Grate fresh coconut and keep aside.
  3. Now take a pan and add sugar or jaggery and coconut. Cook for some time till coconut gets light brown color.
  4. Add grated or chopped apples and cook till the mixture gets a little hard consistency and all the water dries up.
  5. Add almonds or any other dry fruit which you or your kids like. Cook for 2 more minutes.
  6. Take out the mixture on a greased tray and let it cool.
  7. Once it’s cool and set, cut the squares out of the mixture.
  8. Decorate it with pistachios and walnuts.
1.You can replace sugar with jaggery and can also reduce the amount little bit if you want to reduce the calories.
2.To make it sugar-free, you can add the sugar substitutes too.
3.Add any dry fruit according to your taste.
4. Depending on what kind of apples you are using, it might take little more time while cooking. Juicy apples have more water content and leave water while cooking.
5. Make sure you cook it nicely till the mixture dries up completely otherwise it will be little gooey.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 8-10 pieces
Recipe by Kreativemommy at