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Double Chocolate Energy Bars

Quick and easy energy bars made from decadent and real food ingredients to energize you throughout the day.

Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword energy bars
Prep Time 10 minutes
Refrigeration Time 1 hour
Servings 12
Calories 226 kcal
Author Amy


  • 1 cup dates without pits
  • 1 cup cashews
  • 2/3 cup almond butter peanut butter or seed butter will work
  • 1/2 cup oats
  • 1/4 cup dried figs
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips or bars
  • 3 tbs cocoa powder
  • 1 tbs honey or more


  1. In a food processor with an S blade, add in oats and process until slightly broken up. You don't want to process to the point of oat flour. Somewhere in between.

  2. Add in remaining ingredients and process until combined and starting to form into a ball.

  3. In a parchment lined dish, spread out energy bars with hands then press down with a measuring cup to compress it well.

  4. Refrigerate for an hour.

  5. Slice and enjoy. Store in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.

Nutrition Facts
Double Chocolate Energy Bars
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 226 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Sodium 4mg0%
Potassium 319mg9%
Carbohydrates 24g8%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 14g16%
Protein 6g12%
Calcium 66mg7%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.