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Six date bars topped with chopped pecans.

Peanut Butter Date Bars

  • Author: Rae Aflatooni
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 1618 Bars 1x
  • Diet: Vegan


Vegan date bars that are rich and creamy. This easy vegan snack is quick and easy to make. Who doesn’t want that? They are gluten-free and vegan so all can enjoy them. Enjoy!


Units Scale
  • 3 cups [semi-packed] Medjool dates, pitted (roughly 30 dates)
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup raw cacao
  • 2 tablespoons dry-roasted pecans (or whatever nut you like)


  1. Process: Place all ingredients in food processor and blend away.  
  2. Combine: The mixture should be well combined and a bit loose. 
  3. Prep: Line a cookie sheet with a silicon baking mat or parchment paper.
  4. Firm up: Transfer mixture to cookie sheet, spread out smoothly to about one inch thickness, and place in fridge for minimum of 30 minutes. 
  5. Store: When firm, cut to desired size and store in sealed container.


Make sure that the dates are room temperature to ensure that your food processor can easily chop them up.

  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes
  • Fridge Time: 30 Minutes
  • Category: Snack, Dessert
  • Method: Food Processor

Keywords: vegan snack, snack bars, date bars