Peppermint-Dark Chocolate Chia Bars

Andrew Davis

by | Updated: December 3rd, 2016

The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, but what about those cookies you’re planning to leave out for Santa? Are they organic and free of GMOs, dairy and preservatives? This year, reward that toy-slinging, cheer-bringing North Pole visitor – and anyone else who stops by for holiday festivities – with a healthier homemade treat. These seed-studded bars boast nutty, cranberry, chocolaty flavor from real, whole food ingredients. Don’t forget the glass of cold, creamy almond milk…and carrots for Rudolph!

Peppermint-Dark Chocolate Chia Bars

Peppermint-Dark Chocolate Chia Bars

Makes 20 bars


2 cups rolled oats
1 cup Wild Friends Peanut Butter Sesame Cranberry
1/2 bar of Pascha Organic Dark Chocolate
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1/2 cup maple syrup
1/2 cup chia seeds
1 Tbsp Jen’s Zen Sauce Chocolate Peppermint


  1. Place dark chocolate between two sheets of parchment paper.
  2. With a kitchen mallet, gently pound chocolate until broken into small pieces.
  3. In large mixing bowl, combine all ingredients and stir until well combined.
  4. Line an 8×8 baking dish with parchment paper.
  5. Fold the mixture into the pan, evenly distributing.
  6. Freeze for one hour or until hardened.

Nutrition info: 171 calories, 8 grams fat, 9 grams sugar, 20 grams carbs, 6 grams protein