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Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Snack Bars (gluten-free)

5 from 2 reviews

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Ingredients

  • Crust:
  • 1 cup of old fashioned oatmeal (gluten-free if needed not cooked)
  • 1 cup of pitted dates
  • ⅓ cup coconut flakes
  • ¼ cup creamy peanut butter (or your nut butter of choice)
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon Vital Proteins Marine Collagen*
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Topping:
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips (melted)
  • 5 teaspoons of creamy peanut butter
  • *you can omit if you prefer but it adds a great nutritional value*

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and grease 8×8 baking dish
  2. Add crust ingredients to food processor and pulse until well combined in a dough
  3. Bake in oven for 15-20 minutes
  4. Spread melted chocolate evenly on top of the bars once baked
  5. Add 5 teaspoons of peanut butter across the bars and use the end of your spoon to swirl it all together
  6. Bake in oven for additional 10-15 minutes
  7. Leave in fridge for up to 7 days or freezer for longer
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