Protein Peanut Layered Bars

Silky chocolate ganache and crunchy peanuts... could this get any better?



For the base:

1 cup peanuts

1 tbsp cacao nibs 

1 tbsp chia seeds

1 tbsp desiccated coconut (optional)

8 medjool dates

Pinch salt

For the middle:

2 tbsp peanut butter of choice (try and chose a runny peanut butter)

For the topping:

80g The Benefit Brand protein chocolate 

1 tbsp coconut oil

½ tsp sea salt

1 tsp cocoa powder (optional, to sweeten)


For the base

Roast the peanuts and cacao nibs at 180ºC for 10 minutes

Add the nuts and all of the other base ingredients in a food processor and blitz until combined

Press the mix down into a lined brownie tin then add the runny peanut butter layer over the top and set aside

Using a bain marie, melt the chocolate, coconut oil and cocoa powder together until combined then pour over the top of the peanut butter layer 

Sprinkle a little sea salt over the top and leave in the fridge to set 

Slice and enjoy!