Nutty Chocolate Granola Bar
A party pleaser power packed recipe!
About this Recipe
By: Muneerah Shiraz
This is a delicious treat which is high in good fats, packed with nuts and protein and easy to make!
Enjoy it as a great On-the-go snack, an afternoon Pick-me-up or as a Party pleaser.
- 1 1/2 cup rolled oats
- 1 cup raw pecans, roughly chopped
- 1 cup raw walnuts
- 2 cup pitted dates
- 3/4 cup cacao powder
- 1/4 cup almond butter
- 1/4 cup melted coconut oil
- 2 tbsp raw honey (optional as the Dates are already sweet)
- 1/4 cup raw sunflower seeds
Step by Step Instructions
Process walnuts in a food processor or Vitamix to a loose meal texture, remove and set aside.
Add coconut oil and dates and process to a “dough” like consistency.
Add walnut meal and cacao powder to the dates and process to combine.
Once thoroughly mixed, transfer to a parchment paper lined 9×9” pan and spread it out, you want ½” thickness so don’t spread it too thin. If you don’t have the right sized pan use part of a bigger pan preferably square or rectangle shaped. The parchment paper will help lift it out easily so don’t miss this step
Sprinkle the sunflower seeds, press it down firmly with the back of a measuring cup and cover with parchment paper. Freeze for 20 minutes to harden.
Lift the parchment paper from the pan and transfer to a chopping board. Cut the bars anyway you like e.g. rectangles, squares etc.
Store in an airtight container in the freezer or fridge and enjoy this delicious treat!
Recipe inspired from Minimalist Baker.