Vanilla Cake Squares

"Added to my freezer snack stash this weekend FINALLY 🙌🏼 whipped up these VANILLA CAKE SQUARES 🎂 with chocolate drizzle (recipe inspo @balancewithb with a few changes) and i can’t believe how delicious they are. and they’re NO BAKE, so they really are a piece of cake 😉"
-- @sweatysweetpotato
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Prep time 35mins
Serves or Makes: 15 squares

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  • 1 cup cashews
  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 4 soft dates
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 2 tablespoons hemp seeds
  • 1 1/2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup maple caramel almond butter
  • Cinnamon, To Taste
  • Sea salt, To Taste
  • 3-5 tablespoons almond milk
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil


  • Step 1

    Blend the nuts and oats together until achieves a flour-like consistency. Add the dates and blend for about 1 minute. Transfer to a large mixing bowl. Mix in the remaining ingredients, except for the chocolate chips and coconut oil, until well combined.

  • Step 2

    Press into a parchment-lined loaf tin and freeze for 20 minutes.

  • Step 3

    Melt chocolate chips and coconut oil in a microwave for 30-second increments. Remove dough from freezer, drizzle with chocolate, and freeze another 10 minutes. Remove and cut into squares to serve.

  • Step 4

    Stores up to a week in fridge or just keep frozen.