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Protein Power Chocolate Cashew Bars

Creamy, textured and loaded with energy-boosting nutrients, these chocolate energy snacks are just what you need to keep things going on a lazy afternoon.
Prep Time40 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Vegetarian
Servings: 8
Author: The Awesome Green


  • 1 &1/2 cup soaked cashew nuts drained
  • 1/4 cup almond flakes
  • 1/4 cup rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened desiccated coconut flakes
  • 1 tsp coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp almond butter
  • 2 tsp tahini
  • 1 tbsp hemp hearts
  • 2 tsp organic raw honey replace with 2 tsp agave nectar for the vegan version
  • A pinch sea salt
  • 1 cup vegan chocolate chips


  • Add the cashew, almond flakes, oats and coconut flakes into the food processor and mix to obtain a thick crumble.
  • Add the almond butter, tahini, honey/agave nectar and coconut oil, and pulse to obtain a sticky mixture.
  • Line a square pan with parchment paper and evenly spread the mixture inside to form a 1/2 inch layer.
  • Sprinkle with hemp hearts, then press with your fingers to stick them to the mixture.
  • Cover with plastic foil and freeze for at least one hour.
  • Melt the chocolate chips into a small sauce pan over low heat and set aside to cool.
  • Remove the fudge from the freezer, cut into equal bars and dip them into melted chocolate (it will freeze instantly).
  • Serve immediately or keep in the freezer.