Vegan Peanut Butter Bars

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Ingredients

For the base:

  • 1/3 cup buckinis

  • Pinch of salt

  • 1/2 cup natural peanut butter

  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup

  • 1/4 cup coconut oil - melted

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 

For the topping: 

  • 1 cup raw cashews - soaked overnight then drained

  • 200g coconut cream

  • 1/4 cup squeeze of lemon

  • 1/2 cup coconut oil - melted

Directions

  1. Combine all base ingredients except maple syrup and peanut butter.

  2. Place maple syrup and peanut butter in a separate cup and place in the microwave for 30 seconds. Stir well.

  3. Add liquids to the rest of the mix and stir well. Pour into a lined 8 x 8 brownie tin, press firmly and set aside.

  4. Place all topping ingredients in a processor and blend well.

  5. Pour on top of the base mix. 

  6. Place in the fridge to set for a minimum of two hours.

  7. Once set, remove from tray and slice with a hot, sharp knife into 16 pieces.

  8. We drizzled our with a mix of peanut butter and coconut oil.

  9. Best stored in the fridge for up to five days. 

Nutritional Information

Per serve (58g) / Per 100g

Energy (Kj): 1180/2030 | Protein (g): 6.2/10.8 | Fats (g): 22.8/39 | Saturated Fat (g): 13.3/22.9 | Carbohydrates (g): 12.4/21.4 | Sugar (g): 4.8/8.3 | Sodium (mg): 9/15