Macadamia Nut Bars

Serves: 4-6 servings
Preparation + Cooking time: 20 minutes
Meal Type: paleo / Low Carb High Fat
Source: paleomagonline.com

Ingredients:

 8 Medjool dates, sliced in half, pits removed
 3/4 cup coconut flakes (or 1/2 cup finely shredded coconut)
 1/2 cup organic raisins
 3/4 cup macadamia nuts
 3/4 cup sunflower seeds (raw or roasted)
 1/2 cup dried cherries
 1/4 tsp cinnamon
 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract

Instructions:

  • Add all ingredients to a food processor and blend for about 1 minute or until everything is chopped into small pieces and starts to stick together. If you have a small food processor, you can mix ingredients in a bowl and process it in batches until it’s all combined.
  • Place mixture on a large piece of plastic wrap. With your hands, shape into a rectangle, pressing and patting it until very dense and it sticks together nicely.
  • Wrap tightly and refrigerate for a few hours, until very firm. Slice into bars and enjoy!
  • Store at room temperature for up to 1 week; in the fridge for up to 2 weeks; or wrap bars individually and freeze until needed. To thaw, simply set on counter for about 30 minutes to bring to room temperature before eating.