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Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars with Tahini

Never tried baking with tahini? Start with these Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars! They’re chewy and packed with melted chocolate for a decadent sweet made with healthier ingredients including a secret delicious ingredient: tahini!

Ingredients

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  • 1 cup oat flour*
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • pinch sea salt
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened tahini (make sure oil is well mixed in)
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil, softened (plus more for greasing)
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Grease an 8 x 8 baking pan with coconut oil
  3. In a large bowl combine oat flour, baking powder and sea salt.
  4. Add in maple syrup, tahini, coconut oil, applesauce, eggs and vanilla.
  5. Stir until well-combined.
  6. Add in chocolate chips.
  7. Spread out into baking pan and bake for 20-25 mins or until edges are browned and bars are firm to touch.
  8. Wait 20 mins before cutting into 12 squares.
  9. Remove from pan and allow to cool on a rack.
  10. Will keep will in an air-tight container for up to 3 days.

*you can make oat flour in your blender by grinding rolled oats for 30 seconds. Feel free to substitute with all-purpose white flour if you don’t have