Super snack Bars

Prep Time:

20 Minutes

Cook Time:

30 Minutes

Serves:

10

Level:

Easy

About the Recipe

Save money and cut down on the sugar and plastic wrapping with these handy bars for the school or office lunch box!

Ingredients

1 cup pitted dates

1 cup rolled oats

1/2 cup finely chopped almonds

1/4 cup seeds (pumpkin, sunflower, chia, sesame etc)

1 tsp ground cinnamon

1/4 cup melted coconut

Preparation

  1. Add dates to a bowl and pour boiling water over them. Let soak for 10 minutes.

  2. Combine oats, flaked almonds, seeds and cinnamon in a large bowl.

  3. Add dates and 2 tbsp of their soaking water to the processor and blitz on high until they are well broken up into a paste.

  4. Add in the coconut oil and blend some more until you have a smooth(ish) mixture.

  5. Pour date mixture into the bowl with the dry ingredients and mix thoroughly.

  6. Spread mixture out into a 20cm baking tin lined with baking paper and pop in the freezer for an hour.

  7. Take out, and slice. Store in an airtight container in the fridge or freezer.