No bake chocolate peanut butter oatmeal cookie dough bars (vegan, gluten free, dairy-free) – beaming baker

No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookie Dough Bars (V, GF, DF): an easy recipe for decadent peanut butter cookie dough bars topped with a thick layer of chocolate and bursting with oats. Vegan, Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free.

You guys!! I never got chance to tell you how massive of a snowstorm hit Maine a few weeks ago… It was INSANE!! At the time, my sister Jenny, who lives in Boston, told me that the snow was gonna hit them hard. Banana bread cake But then, she told me that it was gonna hit us in Maine way harder than it was gonna hit them.

The best banana bread And now I have to stop saying “hit” because it’s giving me all of these creepy vibes.

Anyway. Receipt for banana bread How did all of this turn into No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookie Dough Bars?

Here’s the thing: when a HUGE, like a huge-mungous snowstorm hits, you start thinking about how you’re gonna survive if you’re snowed in for like a month. Best banana nut bread recipe Okay, a month is beyond terrifying. Eggless banana bread But that’s totally what was going through my and Erik’s minds when it… er… happened. Peanut butter banana bread Not that other “h” word.

I know what you’re thinking (yes, I also gained psychic powers during this mystical storm): How bad could it be? It’s just a few inches. Banana loaf bread No biggie! Time to get out the sleds and make a big batch of hot chocolate. Good banana bread recipe But, no. Make banana bread Just no.

At the beginning of the storm, the snow started piling up in a picturesque, highly deceiving manner. Super moist banana bread recipe It was fluffy and pretty. Simple recipe for banana bread Like a magical snow globe. Recipe banana nut bread We were living in a beautiful, ABC Family movie-level winter wonderland. How make banana bread Soon, delightful wintry hijinks and some kind of romantic fairytale junk would start happening.

Oh, how naive we were… A few hours into the storm, we couldn’t open our front door because it was blocked by two feet of snow. Quick banana bread recipe A few hours after that, HALF of our door was covered. Recipe for easy banana bread A few hours after that, we could not see out of the window at the top of our door!! In fact, a bunch of our windows were in blackout mode due to being completely covered in snow.

That’s some freaky ish right?? Well, as the snow continued to pile on and scare the cookie dough bites out of us, we started to take a good, hard look at our lives. 2 banana bread recipe And by “good, hard look,” I mean we took inventory of how much food we had managed to store in our home.

And were we happy with what we found!! As I mentioned way back when, we had converted our bookshelves for a more important purpose in life: storing baking supplies such as sacks and sacks of almond meal, 5 lb bags of ground flaxseed, huge tubs of coconut oil, like 100 lbs of chocolate chips and all of the peanut butter in all of the land.

We were more than pleased with ourselves, quickly having calculated that we would survive a month-long home entrapment due to snowstorm madness. A recipe for banana bread Being sufficiently pleased that we could survive that or an apocalypse full of delightful zombies, we realized it was time to bake! Er… no bake… because who knew how long the gas, heating, electric supplies would last in said apocalypse??

So guess what I whipped up? A tasty little concoction that combined all of our favorite things: cookie dough, peanut butter, chocolate, and our much beloved oats. How to make banana nut bread Side note: by “our,” I, of course, totally mean you and me, dear reader. Best recipe for banana bread ?? Who cares about Erik, anyway? Pfft! ??

These No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookie Dough Bars are:

• so perfect for making when you’re stuck at home and letting your imagination get away from you

• great for dessert, a post or pre workout snack, or surviving a would-be wintry apocalypse

So grab your emergency flashlight, 2-month baking supply, space blanket, favorite peanut butter, your tastiest vegan chocolate chips, and just a few no-baking supplies. How to make easy banana bread It’s time to get our dessert on! I can’t wait to hear what you think. Low calorie banana bread In the meantime, tell me:

?? Did you make this recipe? Take a pic and share it on Instagram with the hashtag #beamingbaker and tag @beamingbaker. Basic banana bread I would love to see it! ??

No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookie Dough Bars (V, GF, DF): an easy recipe for decadent peanut butter cookie dough bars topped with a thick layer of chocolate and bursting with oats. Banana walnut bread recipe Vegan, Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Oat Flour, Plant-Based.

• Line an 8-inch square baking pan with parchment paper or wax paper. Old fashioned banana bread Set aside.

• Make the cookie dough: In a large bowl, whisk together all of the wet ingredients: peanut butter, maple syrup, coconut oil, flax egg and vanilla. Banana bread easy Whisk until smooth.

• Add all of the dry ingredients: oats, flour and salt. Best moist banana bread recipe Using a rubber spatula, fold the ingredients together until well combined. Banana loaf bread recipe Fold in the Add-in Ingredients.

• Pour cookie dough into the prepared baking pan. Light banana bread Using the rubber spatula, smooth into an even layer.

• Make the chocolate topping: Use the double boiler method or the following. Best banana bread ever In a medium, microwave-safe bowl, add Chocolate Topping ingredients. Easy moist banana bread recipe Heat in 20-second increments until softened and melted. World’s best banana bread recipe Stir in between heating, until smooth and well mixed.

• Pour this chocolate mixture over the cookie dough bars. Best banana bread recipe moist Using a clean rubber spatula, smooth into an even layer.

• Freeze for 20-30 minutes. Vegan banana bread recipe Remove from freezer and slice into 16 bars. Banana nut bread recipe easy Enjoy! Storing instructions below.

– Adapted from my Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites and my No Bake Paleo Chocolate Pecan Bars.

– Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 1-2 weeks. Homemade banana bread recipe Okay to store at room temperature after the first day of refrigeration.

– Freezing instructions: store in an airtight container for up to 1 month. Very moist banana bread Allow to thaw for 10-15 minutes if you like them soft. Banana nut bread recipe moist I found them firm, but tasty, straight out of the freezer.

– More No Bake recipes (all V, GF, DF): 4 Ingredient No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars, No Bake Chewy Chocolate Chip Granola Bars, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites.

– More Peanut Butter Love desserts (all V, GF, DF): no bake double chocolate peanut butter energy bites, peanut butter oatmeal cookies, peanut butter banana ice cream smoothie.

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Just when I thought we had a very thorough understanding of ALL the ways in which no bake treats are the best thing ever BOOM! Reason #212: snowstorm survival food?? How could we have overlooked this one. Banana bread moist Oh and while we are at it, I may have never experienced a can’t-open-the-front-door level snowstorm but I have been through a hurricane or two with no power for a while so…Reason 213: hurricane survival food. Delicious banana bread Just because the ovens are off duty doesn’t mean we can’t have our desserts???? Haven’t quite figured out how we will melt the chocolate for the topping yet, but I’m sure our disaster-induced adrenaline rush will help us think of something?? That totally sounds exhilarating and freaky all at once. Banana bread from scratch The blackout window part is when it started getting more freaky than exhilarating I imagine?? Thank goodness the zombies were delightful and thank goodness for cookie dough bars?? Promise I’ll turn my power off and enjoy them authentic natural disaster style if you’ll send me a batch?? xo

It looks like the snowstorm was the perfect inspiration for these cookie dough bars! There’s nothing better than baking when it’s raining, snowing, or just crappy outside. Quick and easy banana bread recipe It always makes me feel warm and cozy. Great banana bread recipe What a fun bar, Demeter! Love the cookie dough flavor. Amazing banana bread recipe I think I would have a hard time not eating these ALL. Banana nut bread easy Pinned of course! Hope you have a great weekend!

Oh my! That bar would have gotten me through the storm right nicely. Easy moist banana bread I am swooning over these bars. 4 banana bread recipe As my daughter would say “I can’t even” .

Here in R.I. Easy quick banana bread we had a wonderful storm as well. How to make banana bread from scratch I must have shoveled 4 times that day. Banana bread best recipe I can’t complain though cause I love shoveling. Banana bread recipe 2 bananas I wish I’d had one of these in each pocket to keep up my energy. How to make banana bread moist Thank you as always for your entertaining stories and fantastic recipes! -Hanne

I absolutely LOVE snow, because it’s so gawsh darn pretty and everything seems to look sparkly outside when there is snow on the ground. Best banana nut bread BUT, I do not like THAT MUCH snow. Classic banana bread recipe I’ve never even experienced that much snow (and I’ve been to Buffalo in the dead of winter), but I know enough to know I DO NOT want to experience that much snow! I mean, if there is just a light dusting on the ground here, EVERYTHING shuts down. Healthy banana nut bread So I’m good. Yummy banana bread recipe ?? Speaking of, we are supposed to get a weeeee-little bit of snow tomorrow and Boy is already out and about picking up food to stock pile our house, because who knows if the town will be closed for a month, because .0097 inches of snow. Simple banana nut bread Lol. Oatmeal banana bread Anyways, LOVE these bars!!!!!! First of all, when the beaming no baker comes out to play I get SUPER excited. Bread banana Second of all, COOKIE DOUGH! WITH chocolate. Banana bread recipe simple AND peanut butter. Banana bread moist recipe PLUS oatmeal. Simply recipes banana bread YATZI! These are faaaab! Pinned of course! Cheers, mi-lady! xoxo

Lolol. Banana bread best I KNOW. Blueberry banana bread Who likes it enough to have it around for 6+ months anyway? Endless winter, much? Boo… Hope the snow didn’t hit you guys too hard, and that it was an awesome excuse to relax and unwind. Easy recipe banana bread ?? Love ya! Thanks for the sweet words! xoxo

Well, this recipe is JUST in time for the MASSIVE blizzard that is apparently coming our way on Tuesday. Best easy banana bread recipe 12 to 18 inches!!!!! So I will be channeling my inner Demeter and baking that storm away, and these look like just the ticket! Stay warm my friend…xox

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