Thursday, November 6, 2014

Toasted Oats Choco-Peanut Butter Bars!!!!

The best granola bars I have ever tasted!!! A must try!
2 cups oats
1 cup shredded sweetened coconut
1 cup chopped pecans
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup nutella chocolate
1/2 cup honey
1/2 tsp salt
2 Tbsp chia seeds ( optional)
1 Tbsp vanilla extract
1 heaping Tbsp coconut oil
1/2 cup mini chocolate chips or mini M&Ms
1/2 cup white chocolate chips, melted (optional)
Preheat oven to 350 F.
Mic oats, coconut and nuts. Spread in a large cookie sheet and toast 10 minutes in oven. Stir every 3 minutes. Let cool.
Mix nutella, honey, peanut butter, salt and vanilla. Place in a microwavable bowl and heat till melted. Stir until smooth and add coconut oil.
Place cooled oat mixture in a mixing bowl. Add chia seeds and peanut butter mixture. Mix well. Stir in chocolate.
Press in a 8by8 parchment paper covered pan. Cool in the fridge for 2-3 hours. Cut in 12 bars and top with melted chocolate if desired.
Store in an air tight container. Enjoy