Chocolate is always appreciated as a sweet staple, and these make a great protein morning bar for on the go times…or as an after school snack or afternoon boost for parents;)
Very simple, and quick to make, healthy and yummy they are sure to delight! They make you realize that grains are seldom necessary!!
Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Bars (adapted from a recipe by: detoxinista.com)
Fills one 11×13 pan
2 cups natural creamy peanut butter
1 cup raw sugar (or other sweetener can be substituted)
1/2 teaspoon sea salt (*if using unsalted peanut butter)
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup dark chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 350F and grease an 11×13″ square pan with butter or coconut oil.
In a bowl, mix the peanut butter, sugar, egg, salt and baking soda until well combined, then fold in the chocolate chips.
Pour the batter into the greased pan, and use a spatula to smooth the top.
Bake at 350F for 20-25 minutes, or until the top is a light golden brown.
Let cool, then cut into squares and serve!