Peanut Butter, Date and Chocolate Bars
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"To brighten up your day in these uncertain times, here is this DELICIOUS Peanut Butter, Date and Chocolate Slice (vegan, GF, refined sugar free) Dates are a saviour to anyone who is limiting their processed sugar consumption. They provide so much sweetness and decadence and they are full of vitamins and minerals. They are still sugar so we shouldn’t overindulge in them, but because they are unrefined, they come with a myriad of other benefits: iron, potassium, fibre, antioxidant and essential minerals."
-- @marinadwright

Details

Prep time 10mins
Cook time 10mins
Serves or Makes: 12

Recipe

Base

  • 1 cup almond meal
  • 1 1/ 2 cup desiccated coconut
  • 1/ 3 cup melted coconut oil
  • 1/ 4 cup rice malt syrup
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 pinch salt

Base

Method

  • Step 1

    Combine all the base ingredients in a bowl and press the mixture into a 20cmx20cm square baking dish lined with baking paper. Bake for 10 minutes until lightly golden, let it cool.

Peanut butter Filling

  • 1 1/ 2 cup medjool dates
  • 3/ 4 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 1/ 4 cup plant milk

Peanut Butter Filling

Method

  • Step 1

    To make the peanut butter and date filling, add all ingredients to a high-speed blender and blitz until combined. You’ll need to use your tamper. Pour over the base, smooth the top and set aside.

Chocolate topping

  • 150 grams dark chocolate
  • 1 tablespoons coconut oil

Chocolate Topping

Method

  • Step 1

    Melt the dark chocolate and coconut oil in a heat proof bowl over a pot of simmering water. Pour onto peanut butter and date layer and set in the freezer for a few hours. ⠀

  • Step 2

    To serve, remove slice from tin. Allow to defrost for a few minutes and cut it with a hot knife. Store in the fridge. Enjoy!