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Chocolate Strawberry Dream Bars

Chocolate Strawberry Dream Bars

Chocolate Strawberry Dream Bars

Dietary
Low Carb
Calories per serving
100
Servings
20
Ingredients

Base:
1 (14 oz.) can black beans
2 eggs
1/2 c. unsweetened applesauce
1/2 c. pitted dates
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1/2 c. unsweetened cocoa powder
1/4 tsp. pink salt
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. instant coffee granules

Filling: 
2 c. (4% fat) Daisy cottage cheese
3 c. frozen sliced strawberries
1/3 c. canned coconut cream
3/4 tsp. almond extract
1 tsp. xanthan gum
4 dropperfuls SweetLeaf vanilla creme stevia

Topping:
1 batch Crispy Crunchy Chocolate Cookies

Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Line 13x9 inch baking dish with parchment paper or grease lightly.
  3. Soak dates in hot water for 10 minutes.
  4. Drain dates and add to blender or food processor.
  5. Add all black beans, eggs, applesauce, dates, vanilla extract, cocoa powder, pink salt, baking soda, and instant coffee and process until smooth.
  6. Pour batter into baking dish and smooth out evenly.
  7. Bake for 20 minutes.
  8. Remove from oven and press down with spatula to make more compact.
  9. Place pan in refrigerator.
  10. Combine cottage cheese, strawberries, coconut cream, vanilla stevia, and almond extract in food processor and process until smooth.
  11. Sprinkle xanthan gum on top of mixture and process again.
  12. Spoon mixture onto brownie base and spread evenly with spatula.
  13. Place cookies in food processor and pulse until crumble consistency is reached.
  14. Sprinkle cookie crumbles on top of filling mixture.
  15. Place in freezer for at least 1 hour then transfer to fridge (or store in freezer and allow to defrost at least 20 minutes before serving).
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