if i can convince you to make one dessert this week…it should be Vegan Peanut Butter Pretzel Chocolate Bars!
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Vegan Peanut Butter Pretzel Chocolate Bars are out of control delicious and made with a peanut butter, pretzel and date base.
i am truly surprised the bars actually became a finished product because i kept eating the base, ha.
the center is just a simple peanut butter, maple syrup, coconut flour and coconut oil filling.
it’s simple and brings the bottom and top layer flavors together.
lastly, the top layer is just melted chocolate chips! i opted for a lower sugar one that is sweetened with coconut sugar.
the salty component from the pretzels is beyond delicious truly what pulls this recipe together.
while Vegan Peanut Butter Pretzel Chocolate Bars aren’t too sweet, they still need that salty touch from the pretzels.
Vegan Peanut Butter Pretzel Chocolate Bars should be stored in the freezer and thawed a bit before eating them.
i recommend this so the pretzels don’t get soggy, which they will if you store the bars in the fridge.
here’s everything you need to make Vegan Peanut Butter Pretzel Chocolate Bars
pretzels of your choosing
runny peanut butter (whole foods brand, trader joe’s, crazy richard’s, sprouts brand)
dairy free milk
that’s all you need! how easy is that? there’s so much overlap with ingredients and you can find them at every grocery store.
the bars are wholesome but decadent enough where they taste like candy bars.
take them to your next party or just prep a batch to keep in the freezer for when the sweet tooth hits.
if you love my Vegan Peanut Butter Pretzel Chocolate Bars, then try these other recipes from my blog!
Vegan Banana and Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
can be made gluten free with gluten free pretzels
100 percent vegan
taste like candy bars
peanut butter can be subbed with another nut or seed butter
are you going to make my Vegan Peanut Butter Pretzel Chocolate Bars?!
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Vegan Peanut Butter Pretzel Chocolate BarsCourse: Bars, Desserts
- base layer
3 cups pretzels
1/3 cup runny peanut butter
1 cup pitted medjool dates
1/3 cup dairy free milk
- peanut butter filling
1/2 cup runny peanut butter
2 tbsp maple syrup
4 tbsp melted coconut oil
1 tsp vanilla extract
3 tbsp coconut flour
- 1 and 1/4 cup chocolate chips melted
- add all base layer ingredients to a food processor and blend until a sticky and grainy consistency forms.
- then, add to a parchment lined bread loaf pan.
- mix the peanut butter filling ingredients and pour over the base layer.
- freeze for several hours, cut into bars and then drizzle with the chocolate once it cools.
- store in the freezer in an airtight container and thaw a bit before eating.