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DIY Chocolate Chip Clif Bars

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 8 bars 1x
  • Category: snack
  • Method: baking
  • Cuisine: american

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Ingredients

Wet Ingredients

  • 12 pitted Medjool dates
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/3 cup coconut nectar or maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp molasses
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Dry Ingredients

  • 1 cup brown rice crisp cereal
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup vegan vanilla protein powder (or oat flour if you prefer)
  • 1/4 cup oat bran
  • 2 tbsps flax seed meal
  • 1/4 cup vegan mini chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 300F.
  2. Blend all the wet ingredients until smooth.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine all the dry ingredients.
  4. Add the wet to the dry. Mix.
  5. Stir in the chocolate chips.
  6. Shape the dough into a long log that is about 3 inches wide and about 1/2 inch high.
  7. Using a knife or a pastry cutter, divide the log into 8 bars (see video if you are confused).
  8. Transfer to a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  9. Bake for 20 mins at 300F.
  10. Cool. Keep in an airtight container in the fridge.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 bar
  • Calories: 275
  • Sugar: 28g
  • Fat: 4g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Carbohydrates: 44g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Protein: 7g

Keywords: snack, energy bar, protein bar, clif bars, chocolate chip, easy, vegan, gluten-free