There's no better treat than a chocolatey one right?! These Raw Nutella Bars are no exception. Packed with healthy nuts and avocado look no further than this for that perfect afternoon treat! They are high in protein, refined sugar free and gluten free! Why have one layer of tastiness when you can have three? For the base with this one you have a crunchy chocolate pecan base with a creamy chocolate cashew and avocado centre and crunchy dark chocolate topping! If you’re a chocolate fan, these are just the perfect thing for you! These raw Nutella bars are SO good you won’t be able to stop eating them.. you have been warned!  You also get a good kick of Protein in each square which comes from the nuts as well as some added Protein Powder.

Raw Nutella Bars [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Serves

12

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Ingredients

For the Base:

  • 1/2 cup Pecans
  • 3 tablespoons cacao powder
  • 3/4 cup prunes
  • 1/2 cup oats
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • Pinch sea salt
  • Dash vanilla powder/extract
  • 1 1/2 scoops Vegan Protein
  • Dash of water

For the Caramel:

  • 1/2 cup cashews (soaked for 5 minutes in boiling water)
  • 1/2 ripe avocado
  • 4 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup Almond Milk
  • 2 tablespoons cacao powder

For the Topping:

  • 1.75 ounces dark chocolate
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil
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Preparation

For the Base:

  1. Add the pecan nuts into a food processor and blitz to form a rough flour.
  2. Add in the remaining ingredients and blend until sticky and well combined.
  3. Press this into the base of a brownie tray and pop into the freezer to chill.

For the Caramel:

  1. Combine all of the caramel ingredients in the food processor and blend everything together until you’re left with a smooth caramel.
  2. Spread this over the base and return to the freezer.

For the Topping:

  1. For the final stage, melt the chocolate and coconut oil together, then pour this over the caramel bars.
  2. Allow these to set in the freezer for 4 hours or overnight.
  3. Using a knife dipped in hot water, carefully slice into portions and dig in!
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