Tuesday, 18 November 2014

Chewy Caramel Bars

Chewy Caramel Bars

1 cup rolled oats
16 medjool dates, seeds removed
½ cup roasted almond butter*
½ tspn concentrated natural vanilla extract
pinch of salt


Preheat oven to 175°C or 350°F
Grease and line a loaf tin with baking paper.  (the tin we used Is 19.5cm x 9.5cm)
Place the ingredients into your food processor in the order listed above.  Pulse at a high speed until the mixture is well combined and the dates and oats have broken down.
Press the mixture firmly into your prepared tin
Bake for 15 minutes
Allow to cool in the tin for 15 minutes before gently moving to a cooling rack
Cool for a further 15 minutes prior to cutting
Serve.  Eat.  Enjoy.

*Almond butter is readily available in the health food section of the supermarket or health food stores.  You can also make your own.  You can substitute the almond butter with hulled tahini to make these nut free.

Recipe sourced from: www.wholefoodsimply.com

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