Chocolate Protein Bars with Chocolate Sauce

chocolate protein bars with chocolate sauce

Serves: 18 bars

Organic Ingredients for the Bars:

  • 1 cup cashews
  • 1 cup coconut flakes
  • ½ cup sunflower seeds
  • ½ cup pumpkin seeds
  • 1 scoop Garden of Life RAW Protein & greens Chocolate
  • 2 Tablespoons cashew or almond butter
  • 8 Medjool dates (pitted)
  • 1½ Tablespoons Garden of Life Extra Virgin Coconut Oil
  • 4 or 5 dashes of cinnamon
  • 1 Tablespoon of water
  • dash of sea salt

Organic Ingredients for the Chocolate Sauce:

  • ½ cup of Garden of Life Coconut Oil (melted)
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • ¼ cup cashew butter
  • ¼ cup cacao
  • dash of sea salt

Directions:

  1. Place cashews, coconut flakes, seeds, protein powder, cinnamon and salt into a food processor using the S blade. Process everything down until you get a flour-like consistency.
  2. Add dates, cashew butter and coconut oil. Process again until well mixed; then add 1 Tablespoon of water and process one more time until the batter is sticky.
  3. Remove batter and place in a rectangular or square brownie pan. Press batter down until evenly distributed in pan.
  4. Drizzle chocolate sauce on top, and let set in refrigerator for a few hours before cutting into bars. (Store in refrigerator for up to one week.) It's vegan, raw, gluten free, dairy free and soy free.

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