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Banana Choco-Nut Bars

These paleo banana choco-nut bars combine the classic chocolate and banana flavor with delicious cashew butter for a healthy dessert.

How To Make Banana Choco-Nut Bars - Real Plans

Banana and chocolate are like that cute couple that can’t stand to be away from one another. They’re just. That good. Together. Add a little cashew butter for paleo banana choco-nut bar perfection.

If you’re just starting on your real food journey and a wee bit cautious of chocolate’s junk food reputation, rest assured. High quality dark chocolate does have health benefits. But be sure to look for organic, fair-trade chocolate with a simple ingredients like cacao, cocoa butter, and unrefined sugar.

Banana Choco-Nut Bars

  • 15m
  • 20m
  • 35m


  • 1 1/2 tsp. coconut oil, plus extra for greasing pan
  • 2 large ripe bananas
  • 1/2 c cashew butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 c coconut oil
  • 1 c almond flour
  • 3 tbsp. coconut flour
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. coarse sea salt
  • 7 oz dark chocolate


  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Use coconut oil to lightly grease a 9×13 baking pan.
  2. Mash bananas in a large mixing bowl. Add cashew butter, eggs, 1/4 cup melted coconut oil, almond and coconut flours, baking soda, and salt to the banana. Mix well by hand (it should remain lumpy).
  3. Break dark chocolate into pieces, reserving 1 ounce for the topping. Gently mix into the batter.
  4. Pour batter into pan and smooth top with mixing spoon.
  5. Bake for 18-20 minutes.
  6. Melt remaining dark chocolate and coconut oil in a small bowl. This can be done by immersing bowl halfway in very hot (not boiling) water, and mixing continuously until it is a liquid.
  7. Use a spoon to drizzle melted mixture over top of uncut bars.
  8. Cut into bars and serve.


  • 4
  • 908
  • 21g
  • 56g
  • 12g
  • 52g
  • 30g
  • 124mg
  • 21g
  • 270mg

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