Chocolate Date Nut Energy Bars

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 1 h 32
Chocolate Date Nut Energy Bars
Health Highlights
Take these on a run or cycle for energy or just enjoy for a mid afternoon snack!


2 cup pitted Dates (pitted)
2 cup Cashew nuts, raw (raw)
1/2 cup whole Almonds, raw (whole; raw)
3/4 cup Cocoa powder, unsweetened (unsweetened)
1/4 tsp Salt (tsp Celtic sea)
1/2 cup Coconut, shredded, unsweetened (shredded, unsweetened)
1 tbsp Almond extract, McCormick (tbsp; McCormick)
3 tbsp Water (tbsp; (add 1 extra tbsp if dry))
2 tbsp Cranberries, dried (dried)
2 tbsp Pumpkin seeds (pepitas) (raw)
2 tbsp Dark chocolate chips


1. Combine chopped dates, cashews, almonds, cocoa powder, and sea salt in a food processor.


2. Pulse and process all the ingredients together until the texture is coarse.


3. Then add the shredded coconut, a quick pulse, and add the vanilla extract, a little water at a time until it reaches a dry but moist dough consistency.

(or almond extract or a bit of both)


4. Fold in cranberries, pumpkin seeds and chocolate chips. (one or two quick pulses). 


5. Place the dough mixture a (29 x 12 cm) pan lined with parchment paper.  Press evenly with a rubber spatula, and chill for about an hour. 


6. Cut into small squares..(about 1"x1")







Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 118
Calories from fat 55
Calories from saturated fat 11.4
Total Fat 6.1 g
Saturated Fat 1.3 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.0 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 21.4 mg
Potassium 192 mg
Total Carbohydrate 14.3 g
Dietary Fiber 2.4 g
Sugars 9.1 g
Protein 2.8 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.3
Meat Alternative 0.3

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