No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Oat Bars

No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Oat Bars
Prep Time10 minsDifficultyBeginnerYields16 ServingsCategory,

Ready to impress this holiday season? These yummy no-bake chocolate peanut butter oat bars are made with simple wholesome ingredients for the perfect healthy-dish snack or dessert. Vegan. Gluten-free. Low-FODMAP - Contributed By Dietitian Debbie. Nutrition per Serving: 190 calories, Total fat: 12.4g, Total Carbohydrates: 17g, dietary fiber: 2g, total sugars 10g, Protein 5g.

 ¾ cup peanut butter
 ½ cup maple syrup
 ½ cup gluten-free oats
 ¼ cup pepitas
 3 tbsp hemp hearts
 2 tbsp cacao nibs
 4 oz dark chocolate bar, chopped
 1 tbsp coconut oil
 ¼ cup unsweetened coconut flakes, shredded
 Salt
Prep
1

Line an 8″x8″ baking dish with parchment paper.

Make
2

Add peanut butter and maple syrup to a small saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring continuously until well mixed. Remove from heat.

3

Add oats and pepitas to a dry skillet. Toast over low heat for 4-5 minutes.

4

Transfer oats and peanut butter mixture to a mixing bowl. Add hemp hearts and cacao nibs and stir well. Pour mixture into parchment-lined pan. Use the bottom of a glass to firmly press mixture into the bottom of the pan. Transfer to the refrigerator.

5

While bottom layer chills, melt chocolate and coconut oil in a small mixing bowl fit over a small saucepan with boiling water. (You can also try melting in the microwave.)

6

While chocolate melts, toast coconut in the same skillet you used for the oats.

7

Pour melted chocolate over bottom peanut butter layer. Sprinkle with coconut. Chill for another 30 minutes in the refrigerator or until firm.

8

Sprinkle with salt before cutting into 16 pieces for serving.

9

Store these bars in the refrigerator or freezer.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 16

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