Healthy Peanut Butter Bars

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    Total Time
    1hr 0mins
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based on 6 ratings

These snack bars are free from refined sugars and full of complete proteins like chia and flaxseed (there are about 7.5g of protein in each bar). They're easy to wrap and store individually, so you can just stick one in your lunchbox and go.

recipe updated Oct 8, 2019


  • Oats icon
    120g (about ¾ cup)
  • Flaked coconut icon
    Flaked coconut
    50g (about ½ cup)
  • Chia seeds icon
    Chia seeds
    35g (about 4¾ tbsp)
  • Ground flaxseed icon
    Ground flaxseed
    20g (about 2½ tbsp)
  • Medjool dates icon
    Medjool dates
    8 (200g)
  • Peanut butter icon
    Peanut butter
    110g (about ½ cup)
  • Honey icon
    70g (about 3½ tbsp)
  • Coconut oil icon
    Coconut oil
    33ml (2¼ tbsp)
  • Cocoa butter icon
    Cocoa butter
    70g (about 5 tbsp)
  • Cocoa powder icon
    Cocoa powder
    45g (about ½ cup)
  • Pumpkin seeds icon
    Pumpkin seeds
    ¾ cup (about 50g)


  • kCook icon Spatula
  • kCook icon Parchment paper
  • kCook icon Food processor
  • kCook icon Plastic wrap
  • kCook icon Square pan - 8"
  • kCook icon Medium bowl
  • kCook icon Medium bowl
  • kCook icon Medium glass bowl

Step preview

  1. Line a clean square pan with parchment paper
  2. Add oats, flaked coconut, chia seeds and ground flaxseed to a clean medium bowl
  3. Blitz until fine
  4. Add medjool dates, peanut butter and honey to a clean medium bowl
  5. Mix in coconut oil to the mixture
  6. Blend mixture into dry ingredients
  7. Press content of medium bowl into square pan
  8. Chill in fridge
  9. Add cocoa butter and honey to a clean medium glass bowl
  10. Heat in double boiler until melted
  11. Whisk in cocoa powder the chocolate mixture
  12. Pour chocolate mixture into square pan
  13. Sprinkle with pumpkin seeds
  14. Chill in fridge until firm
  15. Cut
  16. Wrap individually with plastic wrap
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