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Paleo Nut Butter and Chocolate Crunch Bars

This paleo dessert is going to leave you coming back for seconds and maybe even thirds. If you are looking for a sweet and crunchy treat these Paleo Nut Butter and Chocolate Crunch Bars are for you! I promise that if you make these Paleo Nut Butter and Chocolate Crunch Bars you will not be disappointed. 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate nutty bars, paleo dessert, paleo nut bars
Prep Time 20 minutes
Inactive Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 20 minutes
Servings 16 servings
Calories 411 kcal


Nut Butter Layer

  • 500 g jar of sunflower seed butter
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup or honey I recommend grade C maple syrup or local honey
  • 1 tbsp organic vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups sunflower seeds
  • 1 1/2 cups coconut flakes

Chocolate Layer


  1. Place medium sized pot on the stove on low heat

  2. Add the first 4 ingredients for the nut butter layer and heat until melted together, stirring often

  3. Once melted together remove the pot from the heat and stir in the sunflower seeds and coconut flakes

  4. Transfer the ingredients to a 9"x9" metal baking  and press down well to form an even layer

  5. Place the pan in the freezer for ~1hr

  6. Make the chocolate layer while the pan is in the freezer by melting the ingredients together in a small pot on the stove on medium heat, stirring the ingredients together until combined

  7. Remove the pan from the freezer and add the chocolate layer (pour it on top of the nut butter layer and spread evenly with a spoon or knife)

  8. Return to the freezer for an additional hour

  9. Remove from freezer and cut the bars into desired size pieces

  10. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Try any nut butter you like here! Peanut is the classic combo, but select whatever fits your dietary needs.

Nutrition Facts
Paleo Nut Butter and Chocolate Crunch Bars
Amount Per Serving
Calories 411 Calories from Fat 324
% Daily Value*
Fat 36g55%
Saturated Fat 14g88%
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Sodium 6mg0%
Potassium 162mg5%
Carbohydrates 20g7%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 23IU0%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 51mg5%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.