• 1 cup Medjool dates, packed, pitted and soaked in warm water for 30 minutes
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup agave or maple syrup
  • 2 cup oats
  • 1/2 cup Virginia Diner Salted Virginia Peanuts


It's so easy to make simple snacks like these at home. They're chewy and crunchy and salty and sweet - the perfect snack with coffee in the morning or any time of the day really!


  • Drain and rinse the dates, and add them to a food processor along with the peanut butter and syrup. Mix until fully combined and smooth - 2-3 mins.
  • Transfer mixture to a medium saucepan over low heat. Let the mixture become gooey - stirring occasionally - 8-10 mins.
  • Remove from heat, add oats and Virginia Diner Salted Virginia Peanuts gradually, stirring until fully combined.
  • Transfer the mixture to an 8x8 parchment-lined baking dish. Press the mixture evenly into the pan.
  • Refrigerate for at least one hour to set. Cut into bars, top with melted chocolate and chopped Virginia Diner Salted Virginia Peanuts.

Store in a sealed container in the refrigerator or freezer.