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Chocolate Lentil Bars

chocolate lentil bars

The Chocolate Lentil Bars are a healthy, kid-friendly snack made with just a few simple ingredients. They’re gluten-free, nut-free and dairy-free, perfect for school lunches! 

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Ingredients

1 cup cooked green lentils
1/3 cup avocado oil (olive or canola oil also work)
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/3 cup maple syrup (more if desired)
1/3 cup cooked sweet potato
1.5 cups rolled oats
1/4 cup ground flaxseed
1/2 tsp baking soda
3 Tbsp cocoa powder
1/4 cup chocolate chips
1/4 cup Craisins

Instructions

  1. Put lentils, oil, eggs, vanilla, maple syrup and sweet potato in a food processor and blend until smooth.
  2. Add oats, flaxseed, baking soda and cocoa powder and process until well mixed.
  3. Add chocolate chips and craisins and pulse a few times.
  4. Press into 9×9 pan lined with parchment paper.
  5. Bake at 350 for 15 minutes.