Nut butter and chocolate is a classic combo loved by many a snacker. This recipe takes the fan-fave flavors, adds a protein punch and nixes refined sugar. Combine sunflower butter, plant protein powder, nut-based flour and maple syrup, then layer with melted chocolate for seriously superior snacking. These paleo-friendly, swoon-worthy sunflower bars are a must try!
Paleo Chocolate Sunflower Butter Protein Bars
In mixing bowl, combine sunflower butter, protein powder, maple syrup, flour, vanilla extract and salt; stir together until dough forms.
Line 9x9-inch baking dish with parchment paper. Press dough across bottom of dish.
In small sauce pan on low heat, combine chocolate chips, sunflower butter and coconut oil; stir until melted.
Pour melted chocolate over dough and spread in even layer.
Chill in freezer for 5 minutes or until chocolate sets. Gently slice into 8-12 bars, depending on preferred size.