No-Bake Chocolate Chia Energy Bars

  • Author: Deryn Macey
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 10 mins
  • Yield: 14 bars 1x
  • Category: Snack, Dessert
  • Method: Food Processor
  • Cuisine: Vegan, Gluten-Free

These double chocolate energy bars are a serious crowd-pleaser. They take just minutes to prepare in a food processor and after setting in the freeze, you’ll have delicious, homemade energy bars ready to enjoy.




  1. Place dates in blender or food processor and purée until they form a thick paste forms.
  2. Add the walnuts and mix to combine.
  3. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix until it forms a thick dough.
  4. Line a square baking pan with parchment paper. Firmly press the mixture into the pan, pressing tightly into all corners.
  5. Place in the freezer for at least a few hours up to overnight.
  6. Lift out of the pan and cut into 14 bars.
  7. Store in an air-tight container in the fridge or freezer.


  • Serving Size: 1 bar
  • Calories: 234 calories
  • Sugar: 17 g
  • Fat: 12 g
  • Carbohydrates: 28 g
  • Fiber: 7 g
  • Protein: 4.5 g

Keywords: chia seed bars, plant-based, no-bake, homemade, healthy, easy