Peanut Butter Choc-Coconut Protein Bars


Peanut Butter Choc-Coconut Protein Bars

Course: Snack
Granola bars with dried berries and chocolate



  • 18 fresh dates (360g) (pitted)
  • ¼ cup cacao powder (25g)
  • 1 cup unsalted peanuts (140g) (plus extra, chopped, to serve)
  • 2 tablespoons natural peanut butter
  • 1 cup flaked coconut (50g) (plus extra for sprinkling)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup unflavoured protein powder (25g)
  • ¼ cup cacao nibs (45g)
  • 150 grams dark chocolate (melted)


  • Line a lightly greased 20cm square tin with non-stick baking paper.
  • Place 18 pitted dates, ¼ cup cacao powder, 1 cup peanuts, 2 tablespoons peanut butter, 1 cup flaked coconut, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, and ¼ cup protein powder in a food processor and process for 2 - 3 minutes or until the mixture comes together.
  • Add ¼ cup cacao nibs and pulse to combine.
  • Press the mixture into the tin and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Pour over the melted chocolate and sprinkle with the extra coconut and peanut.
  • Refrigerate for 10 minutes or until the chocolate sets. Cut into 16 bars and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Peanut Butter Choc-Coconut Protein Bars
Amount Per Serving
Calories 245 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 17mg1%
Potassium 379mg11%
Carbohydrates 30g10%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 21g23%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 44IU1%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 33mg3%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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