Sweet Chocolate Sunbutter is a decadent spread that’s high in protein and healthy fats. Since it’s nut-free and school safe, go ahead and pack this sunbutter in kids’ lunches and snacks… it’s like nut-free Nutella!
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Servings: 24 2 tablespoons
- 1 1/2 cup sunflower seeds
- 6 large dates, pitted
- 1 tablespoon coconut oil
- 1/2 cup milk
- 3 tablespoon maple syrup, pure
- 1/4 cup cocoa powder, unsweetened
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
Place seeds into food processor or high powered blender. Mix on low and gradually increase speed until a flour-like consistency forms into a ball.
If the dates are hard, soak in warm water for 10 minutes; drain. Add softened dates to seeds along with coconut oil. Blend together.
Add remaining ingredients and blend or process until smooth.
Serve with sliced apples or other fruits if you like.
Pour into a sealable container and store in the refrigerator.
Calories: 83kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 30mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g