No-Bake Peanut Butter Caramel Coconut Bars
Enjoy one of these bars after dinner with a cup of hot tea and you will be in heaven. They have just enough sweet without going overboard. 1 Earthfood per serving: ‚ô•
Servings Prep Time
16servings 20minutes
Servings Prep Time
16servings 20minutes
Ingredients
Peanut Butter Crust:
  • 1 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1/2cup fresh ground peanut butter
  • 2tbsp. unrefined coconut oil, melted
  • 1/3 cup pure maple syrup
  • 3/4cup shredded coconut, unsweetened
Caramel Glaze:
  • 1tbsp. unrefined coconut oil, melted
  • 3/4cup pitted dates, coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1tbsp. pure maple syrup
  • 1pinch Sea salt
  • 3tbsp. cacao nibsNavitas brand
  • 3tbsp. shredded coconut, unsweetened
Instructions
For the Peanut Butter Crust:
  1. In the bowl of a food processor, combine all of the peanut butter crust ingredients. Process for 2-3 minutes, or until mixture begins to hold together and form a ball.
  2. Press peanut butter crust into a parchment paper-lined 9 x 5 inch loaf pan. Refrigerate while preparing the caramel glaze.
For the Caramel Glaze:
  1. Place oil, dates, water, syrup and salt into the bowl of a food processor. Process for 2 minutes, stopping every 20-30 seconds to scrape the sides. You want the dates to be completely smooth and the glaze to have a caramel consistency.
  2. Spread the glaze over the peanut butter bars and sprinkle with cacao nibs and shredded coconut.
  3. Refrigerate bars for at least 1 hour before serving. Store in refrigerator or freezer.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts per serving: Calories: 215; Total Fat: 16 grams; Saturated Fat: 7 grams; Sodium: 40 mg; Potassium: 70 mg; Total Carbohydrate: 17 grams; Dietary Fiber: 4 grams; Net Carbohydrates: 13 grams; Sugar: 11 grams (5 grams of added sugar); Protein: 5 grams