A chewy, nutritious granola bar base topped with a thick layer of fudgey goodness - it's a match made in heaven! Get your kids involved in the action by letting them help decorate the tops with pretzels, smarties, or whatever you like.
Chocolate Fudge Bars
-1 small bag (or 3 cups) Granola Bar Mix
-1/2 cup maple syrup
-1/2 cup almond butter
-1 cup chocolate chips (I used a mix of dark and semi sweet)
-1/4 cup full fat coconut milk (Refrigerate the can and use the thickened coconut milk part.)
-1/4 cup almond butter
-1 tbsp. cacao powder (optional)
-Dash of maple syrup (for desired sweetness)
1. Make the Bar Mix according to the package instructions.
2. In a medium pot, combine all the ingredients for the fudge. Melt on medium heat, being sure to stir often.
3. Spread the fudge layer over the Bar Mix and top with pretzels, smarties and any of your favourite toppings.
4. Refrigerate for a few hours to set. Once cut, store in the refrigerator.