This is a stack of three small peanut butter squares. Each square has a top creamy layer and a bottom crunchy layer. The stack sits on a white surface with more squares blurred in the background. Recipe

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Prep: 15 minCook: 3 hours chill timeTotal: 3 hours + 15 min
Servings: 36 squares 1x


Bottom layer:

  • 1 1/2 cup natural peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons agave nectar
  • 1 1/2 cup puffed quinoa

Middle layer:

  • 1/2 cup refined coconut oil
  • 1 cup natural peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup agave nectar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • 1/4 cup mini chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup chopped roasted peanuts


  1. In a large bowl, mix together the peanut butter, agave nectar, and puffed quinoa. 
  2. Transfer it into a square 8×8 baking pan lined with parchment paper. 
  3. Press it into a single layer and set aside. 
  4. In the same bowl, whisk together the coconut oil, peanut butter, agave nectar, and sea salt. 
  5. Transfer it into the pan and spread it out on top of the puffed quinoa layer. 
  6. Sprinkle the top of the bars with mini chocolate chips and chopped peanuts.
  7. Allow to set in the fridge for 3+ hours. 
  8. Pull the edges of the parchment paper to remove the bars from the pan. 
  9. Place on a cutting board and cut into squares. I cut mine into 9 squares but you can make them as small or large as you want!

Nutrition Info:

  • Serving Size: 1 square
  • Calories: 165
  • Sugar: 5.6g
  • Sodium: 35mg
  • Fat: 12.5g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.4g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 8.9g
  • Fiber: 1.3g
  • Protein: 6g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
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