Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Bar plus variations

Author Becky's Mindful Kitchen


  • 1 1/2 c dates or prunes
  • 1 c peanuts
  • 1/4 c chocolate chips
  • large pinch sea salt


  1. In a food processor blend peanuts and salt until well chopped.  Add in prunes/dates and blend until a dough forms  Pulse in chocolate chips.  Form into a square of desired thickness in a parchment paper lined baking pan or balls and chill until firm.  Cut bars and store in fridge.  

Recipe Notes

There are endless variations to this type of bar: 

Add cocoa powder to make a double chocolate bar. 

Add 1/4 c shredded coconut 

Use any other type of nut instead of peanuts. 

Add flavors of choice.  

Use 1/2 amount of dates and sub in other dried fruits such as blueberries, cherries, mangos, pineapple, raisins, cranberries...

Add instant coffee powder or coffee bean for a bar with a bit of a kick. 

Add powdered greens or protein powder for a meal substitute bar. ( you may need more fruit to help bind it) 

Add shredded carrot for carrot cake bar.