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


  • 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.  
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