CREAM CHEESE SWIRLED ALMOND BUTTER OATMEAL CHOCOLATE CHUNK BARS
1 cup coconut sugar
1 cup natural almond butter
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
1 1/4 cups white whole wheat flour
1/4 cup old fashioned oats
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons unsweetened almond milk
1/2 cup dark chocolate chips/chunks
4 ounces GO VEGGIE Plain Cream Cheese
2 tablespoons coconut sugar
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Line an 8x8" baking dish with foil or parchment paper. If using foil, grease with cooking spray.
In a large bowl with electric mixer, beat together coconut sugar, almond butter, and vanilla for 1 minute, until well combined.
Add flour, oats, baking powder, salt, and almond milk, and beat until combined.
Fold in chocolate chunks.
Spread into prepared pan.
In a separate bowl with electric mixer, beat cream cheese, coconut sugar, and vanilla until well combined.
Dollop over bars and swirl with a butter knife.
Bake in preheated oven for 23-25 minutes, or until edges are golden and toothpick comes out of the center clean.
Cool completely. Cut and enjoy!