Peanut Butter Protein Flapjacks

Who doesn't love a flapjack? They're a great on the go snack to keep you energised and super easy to make with the bonus of making them exactly how you love them.

For  me and my love of PNB these are a perfect pocket size snack and I bloody love a snack! These have been inspired by beautiful girl called Emma, who originally messaged me via Instagram expressing her love for my hobnob recipe and we then got talking flapjacks so I hope you love these too.  I love hearing from you all and being tagged in photos so please drop me a line!

Ingredients

  • 330g Oats
  • 110g Maple syrup
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 50g nuts of choice (I used pecans and pumpkin seeds)
  • 80g Butter
  • 100g medjool dates
  • 200g Nut Butter (I used smooth Peanut Butter)
  • 1 scoop protein powder (optional)
  • 100g Dark chocolate

Method

Preheat the oven to 180 degrees so you can whack them in the oven straight away.

Melt over a hot pan the butter, maple syrup, nut butter, vanilla extract until fully combined.

Blend up the dates until smooth, add a touch of water if necessary. In a large bowl mix the oats, salt, nuts and seeds. If you use the protein powder you may need to add in a little more nut butter or syrup so the consistency is right. Once the other ingredients have combined mixed together until fully combined and sticky. Then the most important part, the taste test!! Essential! 

Transfer to a lined baking tray (saves washing up and they won't get stuck to the pan. I have a fan oven and mine took 12 minutes. You don't want to over do this as you want them to be all gooey and delicious. So as they brown on top they will be done as they harden a little as they cool.

I drizzled mine in dark chocolate and cut up some salted caramel buttons because we had them in, this is totally optional (and totally delicious)

If you make them please tag me! I love to see.

Sophie xx