Thursday, August 16, 2018

{Recipe} Coconut Cream Energy Bars

These bars are a spot on copycat of Coconut Cream Larabars, so if you're a fan of them or coconut in general stick around.
15 Medjool dates, pitted
1/2 cup raw almonds
1/2 cup raw cashews
3/4 cup shredded unsweetened coconut
2 TBS coconut oil
2 TBS water

To make:
  • Process almonds, cashews and coconut in a food processor until finely ground.

  • Add dates, oil and water. Process until a dough forms.

  • It should hold together if you pull some out with your hand to check that it's ready.

  • I like using a loaf pan for my bars. Line with parchment paper and place dough mixture into pan. You can also use an 8 x 8 baking pan.

  • Press down mixture with your hands to pack it in well. I use this roller to help get it evenly pressed down.

  • Refrigerate for at least an hour to set the bars.  Cut and wrap individually or store in an airtight container.

  • They should last a few weeks in the fridge (if you can keep them around that long).  They make a good snack, healthy dessert or even breakfast on the go!

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Tamar SB said...

Yum!! I love that roller!!
I haven't made nut and date based bars/balls in ages -- been on a pb oat kick!

Julie's Creative Lifestyle said...

These look and sound so good Heather!!! :)

Carla from The River said...

Another recipe .. yummy. Thank you, Heather! I pinned.

Jessica @ Barefoot by the Sea said...

Yes! These look delicious! Huge coconut fan here - I just need some of those fancy tools you have. You look like a pro!

Clairejustine oxox said...

Whoo these look so tasty Heather. I could just try one :) Thanks for linking up at The Wednesday Blog Hop.

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