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Sarah's choc almond protein bar

4
4
2
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
15 min
Prep
15 min
Serves
9
Difficulty
Easy
Recipe from our Cooking @ Home series 2020 and by our WW Ambassador Sarah. Follow her on Instagram @sarahs_recipes.

Ingredients

Fresh dates

1 cup(s), (about 11 dates)

Almond meal

¼ cup(s), (30g)

Dry rolled oats

1 cup(s), (90g)

Skim milk powder

cup(s), (65g)

Skim milk powder

1 tsp

Vanilla bean extract, alcohol free

2 tsp

Pumpkin seeds

2 tbs

Dark chocolate melts

10 g

Instructions

  1. Place dates in a medium microwave-safe bowl and add 1 tablespoon of boiling water. Stand for 1-2 minutes. Microwave dates on High (100%) for 1 minute.
  2. Process almond meal, oats, dates, ⅔ cup skim milk powder, vanilla, and 1 tablespoon water in a food processor until well combined. Transfer to a bowl and stir through the pepitas.
  3. Line a 10cm x 20cm loaf tin with baking paper. Transfer mixture to prepared tray and press down with wet hands to create an even surface.
  4. Put the chocolate melts into a microwave-safe bowl and microwave on High (100%) for 20 seconds at a time until melted. Stir through remaining 1 teaspoon skim milk powder and 1 teaspoon water until combined. Drizzle chocolate mixture over top of the date mixture. Cover and place in freezer for 2-3 hours or until firm. Slice into 9 bars.