Chocolate Pistachio Healthy Vegan Snack Bars (GF): soft & chewy gluten free vegan snack bars packed with chocolate & pistachios! The perfect nutty snack—easy to make, simple ingredients for the BEST vegan snack bars! Dairy-Free, Refined Sugar-Free.
- ¾ cup pistachios, shelled & chopped
- ¼ cup pecans, chopped
- ½ cup gluten free rolled oats
- ¼ cup vegan mini chocolate chips
- ¼ cup ground flaxseed
- ¼ teaspoon salt (optional)
- Preheat the oven to 325°F. Line an 8-inch square baking pan with parchment paper or greased foil. Set aside for later.
- Add all dry ingredients to a large bowl: pistachios, pecans, oats, chocolate chips, flaxseed, and salt, if using. Stir until well mixed.
- Add all wet ingredients to a medium bowl: coconut sugar, coconut oil, almond butter, maple syrup, almond extract. Whisk until well incorporated.
- Pour wet ingredients over dry ingredients. Using a rubber spatula, stir and fold until very well mixed.
- Pour the mixture into the prepared baking pan. Using the spatula, press mixture firmly down into an even, very tightly packed layer.
- Bake for 22-27 minutes. Mine took 25 minutes.
- Place baking pan onto a cooling rack to cool for about 30 minutes, or until completely firm. After, lift bars and parchment paper onto the cooling rack to finish cooling for 1-2 hours. Slice and enjoy! Storing instructions below.
More Vegan Gluten Free Bars Recipes:
- Where to Buy Ingredients: Gluten Free Rolled Oats | Vegan Mini Chocolate Chips or Refined Sugar-Free Chocolate Chunks | Coconut Oil | Pistachios | Coconut Sugar | Maple Syrup | Unsalted Creamy Almond Butter | Pecans
- Storage notes: Store in an airtight container for 1-2 months at room temperature.
- Freezing Instructions: Store in a freezer-friendly container for 1-2 months. Allow to thaw at room temp for 10-20 mins before enjoying!
- Recommended Tools: 8-inch Baking Pan | Unbleached Parchment Paper | My Favorite Knife | 4oz Prep Bowls | Amazing Kitchen Timer
- Category: Healthy Desserts, Snacks, Breakfast
- Method: Bake
- Cuisine: American
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