No-Bake Oatmeal Peanut Butter Bars
Chewy and crunchy from the peanut butter and oatmeal, topped with the tallest layer of chocolate, the no-bake oatmeal peanut butter bars are perfect for the afternoon slump. And for a quick pick-me-up dessert!
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You can also use maple syrup, date syrup, or agave
Dark 70% chocolate
You can use any milk you prefer
Line an 8" pan with parchment paper.
Lightly roast the oats in a pan. Let them cool, then coarsely grind them in your food processor.
In a large bowl, combine the oats, coconut, and almond meal.
Heat the peanut butter and coconut oil over gentle heat in a saucepan. When the butter melts, take it off the heat.
Stir in the honey and vanilla extract. Mix well.
Pour over the dry ingredients. Stir well to get a sticky mixture.
Spread evenly on the prepared pan. Set in the refrigerator.
Combine the chocolate and almond milk in a small bowl over a pan of simmering water.
Stir until the chocolate is melted, smooth, and glossy.
Pour over the oatmeal bars.
Sprinkle over some chopped peanuts and sea salt. This is optional.
Let this set in the refrigerator for 3-4 hours.
Cut into squares and serve. Enjoy!
This recipe has been adapted from
No-Bake Oatmeal Peanut Butter Bars -
-April 10, 2021