PB Chocolate Oat Squares

*recipe is gluten free, vegan*

As far as healthier, easy desserts go, you’re going to want this one in your life. The chocolate/peanut butter combination along with the heartiness of the oats – just trust me.


Ingredients

  • 2.5 cups oats
  • 1 c. natural, unsweetened peanut butter
  • 1/3-1/2 c. PURE maple syrup (depending on sweetness preference)
  • ~ 1 c. vegan chocolate chips (or regular depending if you’re particular!)
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil

Directions

  1. Place parchment paper in an 8×8 baking dish.
  2. Melt PB in a saucepan on low heat. It’ll start to become liquid-y.
  3. Add pure maple syrup once melted and combine thoroughly.
  4. Turn heat off. Stir in oats.
  5. Pour oat/PB mixture into baking dish with parchment paper. Spread down and out with fingers until even and all corners are reached. Place in freezer.
  6. Put chocolate chips in a saucepan with coconut oil on low heat. Stir continuously until melted.
  7. Remove peanut butter bottom from freezer and pour chocolate over top.
  8. Top with large flakes of sea salt.
  9. Place in freezer for about an hour or until firm.
  10. Cut into squares and ENJOY!

xx,

M

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