Cocoa Cookie Bars

Cocoa Cookie Bars
Staff Writer
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For a sweet end to a great dinner, make these cookie bars. As long as you don't overindulge, they will keep you satisfied and are a healthier choice than most desserts. 

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25
Servings
86
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 Cup almond flour or meal
  • 1/4 Cup Splenda No Calorie Sweetener
  • 1/4 Cup cocoa
  • 1 Teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 Pinch of salt
  • 1/4 Cup butter, sofetened
  • 1/4 Cup coconut oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 Tablespoon vanilla extract

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease bottom of 8-inch-by-8-inch pan.

Mix almond flour, cocoa, Splenda, baking soda, and salt. Add butter and coconut oil and stir until well mixed. Add egg and vanilla and mix well. 

Spread dough in pan. Bake 15 minutes or until dough is set. 

Cool at least 5 minutes before serving. Cut into 25 pieces.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
3g
4%
Sugar
1g
1%
Saturated Fat
2g
8%
Cholesterol
1mg
0%
Carbohydrate, by difference
13g
10%
Protein
2g
4%
Vitamin A, RAE
2µg
0%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
1mg
1%
Calcium, Ca
6mg
1%
Choline, total
5mg
1%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Folate, total
1µg
0%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
13mg
4%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
42mg
6%
Selenium, Se
5µg
9%
Sodium, Na
9mg
1%
Water
4g
0%

Cocoa Shopping Tip

There are so many varieties of chocolate on the shelves today it can be overwhelming to pick one – as a general rule of thumb, the fewer the ingredients, the better the chocolate.

Cocoa Cooking Tip

When melting chocolate, use a double boiler and stir occasionally to avoid scorching chocolate at the bottom of the bowl.