The Ultimate no bake chocolate banana tahini mesquite bar

by purelytwins

A superfood dessert. No Bake chocolate banana mesquite layered bars have a raw cacao mesquite brownie crust, topped with a rich and creamy banana tahni coconut butter layer.  Chocolate, banana, tahini and mesquite, now that is one incredible combo. This dessert recipe is so EASY to make too. Plus it’s gluten-free, Paleo friendly and vegan. This bar is worth making! Promise it will become a house favorite.

Raw vegan paleo bars that is packed with superfoods like raw cacao, banana, tahini, coconut butter and mesquite flour. For a healthy decant dessert. Ready in minutes. No flour. No grains. No refined sugar and no eggs. Come and see how to make (video follow along) this No Bake Chocolate Banana Mesquite Bar recipe.

We’re working on something new here on the blog, which we mentioned before but now we’re working out all the little details. We are super pumped about it as we will be able to help you more and support other women doing amazing things. We’ve always wanted to collaborate  with others so this is our first step. It feels so good. We hope to get it rolled out by August! It is about self-love and being you. Details soon.

OKAY…now we are soooooo super excited to share today’s recipe with you.

Just like with our raw samoa bars this is an old recipe that we loved and now ready to share it. We have made a few tweaks to the recipe and each time it gets better and better. If you love a good rich, dense dessert with lots of flavor this recipe is for you.

We first came across the ingredient mesquite back in 2009 and loved it ever since. We love the flavor.

No bake chocolate banana mesquite tahin bar that is super easy to make and taste amazing

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What makes these bars so unique is the addition of the mesquite flour.

You have seen us use this superfood ingredient before in other recipes like our protein thin mints and plantain bbq chips.

Mesquite flour, from the bean of the mesquite plant, has a very distinctive sweet and spiced caramel flavor.

A beautifully creamy, raw vegan chocolate banana bars with a touch of mesquite and tahini. An usual and stunning combination. Simple ingredients to create a deliciously easy superfood dessert recipe. Come and see how to make (video follow along) this No Bake Chocolate Banana Mesquite Bar recipe.

Now, this recipe made the Purely Twins way with the addition of lots of cacao nibs mixed in.

We also threw in tahini. We adore our tahini.

Promise you won’t fully taste it, but  the addition of tahini  gives this recipe such a decant depth in flavor.

A superfood dessert bar recipe that is gluten-free, dairy-free, grain-free, vegan and raw – chocolate layered banana mesquite tahini bar

The best NO BAKE Chocolate Banana Mesquite Bar - Super rich and creamy, mix of chocolate and caramel banana like flavor, with tahini and mesquite, and loaded with fiber, antioxidants, and protein! Easy, delicious raw recipe that's the BEST!! Dessert worth waiting for.

Mesquite has rich aroma like cinnamon and chocolate. It is especially good in chocolate based recipes.

Full of fiber, antioxidants, protein and low on glycemic index which means it won’t spike blood sugar levels.

See how easy it is to make your own coconut butter.

The best NO BAKE Chocolate Banana Mesquite Bar - Super rich and creamy, mix of chocolate and caramel banana like flavor, mixed with tahini and mesquite, and loaded with fiber, antioxidants, and protein! Easy, delicious raw recipe that's the BEST!! Dessert worth waiting for.

A beautifully creamy, raw vegan chocolate banana tahini bars with a touch of mesquite.

An usual and stunning combination.

Simple ingredients to create a deliciously easy superfood dessert recipe.

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No Bake Chocolate banana mesquite bar

Raw vegan paleo bars that is packed with superfoods like raw cacao, banana, tahini, coconut butter and mesquite flour. For a healthy decant dessert. Ready in minutes. No flour. No grains. No refined sugar and no eggs. Come and see how to make (video follow along) this No Bake Chocolate Banana Mesquite Bar recipe.

Raw vegan paleo dessert that the whole family will love. Made with no refined sugars. Packed with lots of antioxidants and fiber.

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
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Ingredients

Chocolate brownie layer

  • 1 cup cocao powder – 3 1/4 oz
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin seed flour – 2 1/4 oz
  • 1/4 cup mesquite flour – 1 oz
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Banana layer

  • 2 medium bananas – 10 oz after being peeled
  • 1/4 cup tahini – 2 1/4 oz
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil – 1 oz
  • 1/2 cup coconut butter – 4 1/2 oz
  • stevia – optional if you desire more sweetness
  • 2 tbsp cacao nibs (or you can use chocolate chips)

Instructions

Chocolate brownie layer

  1. Place all ingredients into a bowl and stir together. Might have to get hands involved.
  2. Spread into a 6 in spring form pan.
  3. Set aside.

Banana layer

  1. Place the banana, tahini and vanilla in blender.
  2. Blend.
  3. Add in coconut oil and coconut butter.
  4. Blend until smooth.
  5. Stir in cacao nibs.
  6. Pour over chocolate layer.
  7. Set in fridge for a few hours or overnight.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: makes 6 in cake

Some ingredient replacements:

If you don’t have coconut butter for the filling you might be able to get away with coconut oil or even cashew butter.

You can use any nut or seed for the pumpkin seeds in the crust.

You can use cashew butter for the tahini.

If you don’t have mesquite you can use your favorite flour or protein powder

Raw vegan paleo bars that is packed with superfoods like raw cacao, banana, tahini, coconut butter and mesquite flour. For a healthy decant dessert. Ready in minutes. No flour. No grains. No refined sugar and no eggs. Come and see how to make (video follow along) this No Bake Chocolate Banana Mesquite Bar recipe.

This No-Bake Chocolate Banana Mesquite bar is irresistibly soft and dense combined with layers of texture and flavors.

We will try to save you a slice 😉 No guarantees as this dessert is that good. 

xo

Lori and Michelle

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9 comments

Stacie July 14, 2016 - 8:56 am

You had mee at Tahini!

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purelytwins July 14, 2016 - 9:01 am

haha 🙂

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sk July 20, 2016 - 4:29 am

all ur videos on food / fitness is superb, good quality. thanks so much for sharing, keep continuing the good work. Am glad u r vegan.

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purelytwins July 20, 2016 - 8:35 am

thanks but we aren’t vegan

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Kathryn July 20, 2016 - 4:15 pm

Where do you get your mesquite powder from?

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purelytwins July 21, 2016 - 8:27 am

the brand we used to get was Navitas Naturals, another brand is SunFoods or Zócalo Peru mesquite – both can get off Amazon

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Kathryn July 22, 2016 - 9:34 pm

Thanks! Just made these without the mesquite, subbed hemp protein powder, and it’s delicious! Will definitely be making again, and trying it as written!

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purelytwins July 23, 2016 - 9:35 am

awesome Kathryn!!! yay so glad to hear you enjoyed the recipe 🙂

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Cassie July 21, 2016 - 11:09 pm

You never fail to post wonderful recipes! I can’t wait to see the revamps but I think your blog is already so beautiful as it is!

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