Healthy chocolate peanut bar

Healthy chocolate peanut bar

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This healthy take on Snickers will keep for days - if it lasts that long! Cacao, dates, peanut butter and chocolate taste like the real thing. Great as a lunchbox treat or dessert.

The ingredient of Healthy chocolate peanut bar

  1. 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  2. 2 pitted Medjool dates
  3. 1/2 cup (50g) raw cacao
  4. 1 cup (90g) desiccated coconut
  5. 240ml rice malt syrup
  6. 400g can chickpeas, rinsed, drained
  7. 1/3 cup (95g) good-quality peanut butter with no added oil or sugar
  8. 2 teaspoons vanilla bean paste
  9. 11/2 cups (225g) roasted salted peanuts
  10. 40g unsalted butter
  11. 200g dark chocolate, chopped

The instruction how to make Healthy chocolate peanut bar

  1. Grease and line a 20cm square pan with baking paper. To make date base, melt 1 tablespoon coconut oil in a small saucepan over low heat. Add the dates and stir to warm through. Transfer to a food processor with cacao, desiccated coconut and 1 tablespoon rice malt syrup, and whiz until combined. Spread over base of pan and firmly pack using your hands. Chill until needed.
  2. To make peanut butter filling, wipe clean food processor, then whiz the chickpeas, peanut butter, vanilla and 1/4 cup (60ml) rice malt syrup until thick and smooth. Spread over date base, smoothing surface with a spoon. Chill for 1 hour.
  3. To make peanut caramel, place peanuts, butter and remaining 2/3 cup (160ml) rice malt syrup in a saucepan over low heat and stir until melted and combined. Cool slightly, then spread over peanut butter filling, pressing to create an even surface. Freeze for 1 hour to set.
  4. Melt chocolate in a heatproof bowl set over a pan of gently simmering water (donu2019t let the bowl touch the water). Cool slightly, then pour over peanut caramel, tilting pan to completely cover. Chill for 1 hour or until chocolate is set, then slice into bars and serve.

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