Triple Layer Nutty Chocolate Bars – Vegan

Triple layer nutty chocolate bars. Yes, that’s right. These are pretty dang special, trust me. The base layer is just a simple layer of gooey rich chocolate, the middle layer is a smooth nutty extravaganza, and the top layer is a crunchy chocolate topping. When you combine them together you get pure nutty chocolate bliss.

I love making (and eating)  these. In fact, more of the batter probably went into my mouth than onto the plate. But I am totally okay with that and I hope that you are too. Eating “regular” (vegan) desserts filled with processed ingredients is okay to have every once in a while. But I don’t want dessert to be an every once in a while thing in my life. I deserve dessert each day, and so do you. That’s why I always get so excited about new recipes. It’s amazing what we’re able to create with simple whole ingredients and I’m so grateful for that. By eating a piece of this you are giving your body nourishment and energy. It tastes good and you’ll be able to feel good at the same time. Who wouldn’t want that?!

Triple Layer Nutty Chocolate Bars

serves 6-8

Bottom Layer:
1 cup dates
1/2 cup oats
2 tablespoon cacao powder

Blend together all ingredients. Press out on parchment paper until flat. Set aside.

Middle Layer:
1 cup dates
1/2 cup almonds, soaked
1/4 cup cashews, soaked
1 tablespoon hemp seeds
Pinch of salt

Blend together all ingredients. Layer on top of bottom layer. Set aside.

Top Layer:
3/4 cup salt free rice cakes, crushed
2 tablespoons coconut oil
1 tablespoon cacao powder
1 tablespoon maple syrup

Melt coconut oil and mix together with cacao powder and maple syrup. Pour in rice cakes and mix together. Top bottom layers with mixture. Place in refrigerator for 2 hours to set up. Serve, enjoy!

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