Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Bars
These cookie bars have two layers – the primary one is a peanut butter, almond flour, chocolate chip layer that tastes like scrumptious cookie dough; and the second is a date & cocoa powder layer that provides a little bit sweetness and decadence to the combo. These wholesome bars have been soo straightforward to make and style AMAZING!! I particularly love that they’re saved within the freezer for an additional crunchy deal with…that you simply don’t must really feel responsible about as a result of it’s made with healthful elements! ☺️
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PB Chocolate Chip Layer:
▪️ ½ cup + 2 tbsp creamy peanut butter
▪️¼ cup + 1 tbsp melted coconut oil
▪️¼ cup + 1 tbsp maple syrup
▪️2 tsp vanilla extract
▪️½ tsp sea salt
▪️2½ cups almond flour
▪️1 cup chocolate chips
▪️1½ cups walnuts
▪️2 tbsp cacao powder
▪️¼ tsp sea salt
▪️10 tender medjool dates
▪️2 tbsp water
▪️Flaky sea salt for prime *elective
1️⃣Line an 8×8-inch baking pan with parchment paper.
2️⃣In a big bowl, stir collectively the peanut butter, coconut oil, maple syrup, vanilla, and salt till mixed.
5️⃣Add the almond flour and stir to mix (the combination shall be thick).
6️⃣Fold within the chocolate chips and press into the pan. Place within the freezer in order that it companies up whereas making the subsequent layer.
7️⃣In a meals processor, pulse the walnuts, cacao powder, & salt till the walnuts are properly chopped. Add the dates and pulse, including 2 tbsp water if the blade will get caught. 8️⃣Course of till easy, then unfold onto the cookie layer. Sprinkle with sea salt *elective.
9️⃣Freeze for 30 minutes; Take away and slice into bars.
*Retailer remaining bars within the fridge or freezer