Dark Chocolate Banana Fudgy Bars

Dark Chocolate Banana Fudgy Bars

Are you Team Fudge or Team Cookie Dough? Either way, these Shakeology bars are the answer to your chocolatey fudgy dreams.

They’re super easy to make — all you need are 7 ingredients and 25 minutes!

We created this recipe especially for our latest seasonal flavor, Chocolate Caramel Brownie Shakeology.

Chocolate Caramel Brownie Shakeology, cashew butter, and banana create a wonderfully creamy flavor foundation, while cocoa powder boosts the chocolatey goodness.

Dates add a touch of sweetness; vanilla extract and a pinch of salt provide the finishing touches.

Chocolate Caramel Brownie Shakeology is only available for a limited time, so don’t miss out!

Pro tip: To make this recipe nut-free, substitute sunflower butter for the cashew butter.

Dark Chocolate Banana Fudgy Bars

Dark Chocolate Banana Fudgy Bars
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Dark Chocolate Banana Fudgy Bars

These Shakeology bars are the answer to your chocolatey fudgy dreams. They're super easy to make — all you need are 7 ingredients and 25 minutes! 

Course Snack
Keyword Shakeology
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Servings 12 servings, 1 piece each
Calories 115 kcal
Author Beachbody

Ingredients

  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 4 large pitted dates
  • 1 large ripe banana
  • ½ cup / 45 g unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ¼ cup + 2 Tbsp. / 95 g all-natural cashew butter (or peanut butter)
  • 2 scoops Chocolate Caramel Brownie Plant-Based Vegan Shakeology
  • 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 1 pinch sea salt (or Himalayan salt)

Instructions

  1. Line an 8 x 8-inch (20 x 20-cm) dish with parchment paper; coat lightly with spray. Set aside.

  2. Bring a small pot of water to a boil over medium-high heat. Remove from heat. Add dates; let soak for 15 minutes. Strain dates; reserve liquid.

  3. Add dates, banana, cocoa powder, cashew butter, Shakeology, extract, salt, and 2 Tbsp. reserved liquid (or water) to a food processor; cover. Process on high until a smooth dough forms. Press dough into prepared dish.

  4. Cut into 12 equal pieces. Enjoy immediately, or cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes or until firm. Refrigerate leftovers in an airtight container for up to 4 days.

Recipe Notes

Gluten-Free (GF), No Dairy (ND), Vegan (V), Vegetarian (VG)

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.*

*Total Sugars 6 g, Added Sugars 1 g

Nutrition Facts
Dark Chocolate Banana Fudgy Bars
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 115 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 82mg4%
Carbohydrates 14g5%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 5g10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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½ Yellow B
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