Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Bar plus variations
- 1 1/2 c dates or prunes
- 1 c peanuts
- 1/4 c chocolate chips
- large pinch sea salt
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.
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.