Healthy Almond Power Bars

MAKES: 20 BARS
PREP TIME: 10 MINUTES
COOK TIME: 5-10 MINUTES
WAIT TIME: 1 HOUR, 30 MINUTES
TOTAL TIME: 1 HOUR, 45-50 MINUTES

2 cups almonds

½ cup flax meal

½ teaspoon sea salt

½ cup coconut oil

1 TBS honey

1 TBS vanilla

1 cup chocolate chunks

Place almonds, flax meal, and salt in a food processor. Pulse for about 10 seconds.

In a small saucepan, melt coconut oil over low heat. Remove from the heat, and stir in honey and vanilla.

Add coconut oil mixture to the food processor, and pulse until ingredients form a coarse paste.

Press mixture into an 8x8 inch baking dish.

Chill in refrigerator for 1 hour, until mixture hardens.

In a small saucepan, melt chocolate over very low heat, stirring continuously.

Spread the melted chocolate over the chilled bars, and return them to the refrigerator for 30 minutes, until chocolate hardens.

Remove from refrigerator, cut into bars and serve.

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Almonds and a spoon of flax meal on a table

Healthy Almond Power Bars


  • Author: Beth Bollinger

Description

MAKES: 20 BARS

PREP TIME: 10 MINUTES

COOK TIME: 5-10 MINUTES

WAIT TIME: 1 HOUR, 30 MINUTES

TOTAL TIME: 1 HOUR, 45-50 MINUTES


Ingredients

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2 cups almonds

½ cup flax meal

½ tsp sea salt

½ cup coconut oil

1 TBS honey 

1 TBS vanilla 

1 cup chocolate chunks


Instructions

Place almonds, flax meal, and salt in a food processor. Pulse for about 10 seconds. 

In a small saucepan, melt coconut oil over low heat. Remove from the heat, and stir in honey and vanilla.

Add coconut oil mixture to the food processor, and pulse until ingredients form a coarse paste.

Press mixture into an 8x8 inch baking dish.

Chill in refrigerator for 1 hour, until mixture hardens.

In a small saucepan, melt chocolate over very low heat, stirring continuously.

Spread the melted chocolate over the chilled bars, and return them to the refrigerator for 30 minutes, until chocolate hardens. 

Remove from refrigerator, cut into bars and serve.