Dark Chocolate Pecan Cookie Bars

Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 15 minutes Serves 16 bars
Difficulty: easy Recipe Type: dessert

 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup creamy almond butter
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon coconut oil, melted
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups pecan pieces, ground into flour
  • 1/3 cup coconut flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 10 oz dark chocolate chunks
  • 1 cup pecan pieces

Directions

  1. Beat almond butter, melted coconut oil, brown sugar, honey, and vanilla until well combined
  2. Add eggs and beat well
  3. Add 1 1/2 cups of pecan pieces to a blender or food processor and grind into flour
  4. In a separate bowl, add pecan flour, baking soda, salt, and coconut flour and whisk to combine
  5. Add dry mixture to the wet, beating until combined
  6. Fold in 1 cup of pecan pieces and the chocolate chunks
  7. Grease an 8 by 8 dish and press batter evenly into the pan using a rubber spatula (it will be thick)
  8. Bake at 350 degrees for 15-17 minutes, or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  9. serve warm, with a scoop of vanilla ice cream (optional, but highly recommended) 

 

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