Chocolate Peanut Butter Oat Squares

A few weeks ago my mum called me into the kitchen and said, “Jess, can you make a clean version of this?” It was a recipe video on Facebook by Tip Hero which wasn’t clean – but looked incredibly delicious. It was chocolate oat bars. I immediately said “yes, I will make this clean!” and I did (it’s a win win for everyone. My mum, my stomach… and most importantly, your stomachs)

The one thing I absolutely love about this recipe is that it is so easy. You can have this ready to set within 10 minutes. I have made this about three times and each time I do, it disappears so quickly. Happy baking!

Original recipe by Tip Hero 

 

Ingredients 

1/2 cup coconut oil

1/2 cup rice malt syrup

1 tsp vanilla essence

3 cups rolled oats

1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

100g 70% dark chocolate

1 heaped tsp natural peanut butter

Pinch of salt

 

Method

  • Line a rectangle baking pan with baking paper
  • In a small saucepan, heat coconut oil, vanilla essence and rice malt syrup until combined. Stir through to melt
  • Add oats, cinnamon and salt and fold through until the oats are covered in the liquid mixture
  • Place half of the oat mixture into the baking tray and press down evenly. Place in freezer while you prepare chocolate/peanut butter cream
  • Heat chocolate and peanut butter either in the microwave or in a saucepan. Remove oats from freezer and pour most of the chocolate directly on top, spreading evenly with a spoon.
  • Top with the remaining oats and drizzle with left over chocolate mixture. Place in freezer for 1-2 hours, cut into squares and enjoy!

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