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Chocolate-Almond Energy Bars

Chocolate-Almond Energy Bars

This recipe is transcribed from a Sunflower Farmer's Market newsletter. I tried it and they are amazing little calorie bombs; with decent nutrient levels. Good for cold weather outdoors endeavors! Please note that divided into 96 portions, each is around 115 calories.

  • Yield: 12 servings ( Serving Size: 8-serving bags )
  • Cook time:10 Minutes
  • Prep time:15 Minutes
  • Chill:3 Hours

Ingredients

  • 1 bar(s) 100% cocoa chocolate baking bar (4oz)
  • 1 cup(s) chopped coconut flakes
  • 2 cup(s) coconut oil
  • 1 jar(s) creamy almond butter
  • 1 cup(s) honey or agave nectar
  • 3 cup(s) oats
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) sea salt
  • 2 cup(s) slivered almonds
  • 1 teaspoon(s) vanilla extract

Preparation

1. Pre-heat oven to 350F. Spread oats on a baking

sheet and bake until the oats are lightly toasted,

about 10 minutes.

2. Transfer to a large bowl. Add the almonds and

coconut; toss to combine.

3. Combine chocolate bar, almond butter, honey,

coconut oil, vanilla and sea salt in a small

saucepan. Heat over medium-low, stirring

frequently, until the mixture bubbles lightly, 2 to 5

minutes.

4. Immediately pour the chocolate/almond butter

mixture over the dry ingredients and mix with

a spoon or spatula until no dry spots remain.

Transfer to a pan with side rims and press the

mixture down firmly to make an even layer.

5. Refrigerate until firm and cut into bars. Enjoy!

(Keep stored in the fridge.

Serving size: Divide into 12 rows, each made of 8 pieces.

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