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Chocolate Chip Lunchbox Bars

These homemade chocolate chip cookie bars fit perfectly into a lunchbox, giving you a delicious and healthy snack on the go.

Recipe from Chocolate Covered Katie (chocolatecoveredkatie.com)

Cook Time 13 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes
Yield 9 - 12 bars


  • 1 cup nut butter of choice, or allergy friendly sub
  • 2/3 cup pure maple syrup or keto syrup, or honey, or agave (Or here's a sugar free version: Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Bars)
  • 1/2 cup flour (spelt, white, oat, sorghum, or almond work)
  • 2-3 tbsp regular or mini chocolate chips
  • 2-3 tbsp raisins, chopped dates, or additional mini chips
  • optional 2 tbsp shredded coconut and/or crushed walnuts
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/8 tsp salt


  • Preheat the oven to 325 F. Line an 8-inch square pan with parchment, or grease well, and set aside. If not easily stir-able, gently warm the nut butter to soften. In a bowl, stir all ingredients very well so you won't get a clump of baking soda in the final results. Transfer the batter to the pan and smooth with a spatula or second sheet of parchment over top (then remove the second sheet). If desired, you can press some more chocolate or dried fruit into the top. Bake 13 minutes on the center rack (increase to 15 minutes if using almond flour). They should look underdone - let them sit a half hour for extra gooey bars, or overnight if you want perfect firm-yet-soft cookie bars.
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Nutrition Information

Calories: 180kcal