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Medjool Date Raw Energy Bars

Medjool Date Raw Energy Bars

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Natural Delights Medjool Dates, pitted and chopped (about 20 dates)
  • 2 cups raw cashew nuts
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup natural almonds
  • Pinch sea salt
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 2 tbsp. vanilla extract
  • 3 tbsp. cold water

Preparation

  1.  Place dates, cashews, cocoa powder, almonds and sea salt in a food processor. Pulse until coarsely chopped.
  2. Add coconut and extract; pulse again adding water a little at a time until mixture makes a moist but not sticky dough.
  3. Press firmly into a 9-inch square baking dish. Chill for 1 hour before serving.
Serves 12
Total Time: 1 hour, 10 minutes

Nutritional analysis per serving:

Calories: 310, Fat: 15g, Saturated Fat: 4g, Trans Fat: 0g, MUFA:  6.86, PUFA:  2.36, Cholesterol: 0mg, Sodium: 0mg, Potassium: 461mg, Carbohydrates: 41g, Fiber: 6g, Sugar: 28g, Protein: 7g, Vitamin A: 2%, Vitamin C: 0%, Calcium: 4%, Iron: 15%