Try out this healthy, yummy snack!
-2 cups rolled oats
-1/2 cup shredded, unsweetened coconut
-1/2 cup pecans, chopped
-1/3 cup dates
-1/4 cup coconut oil
-1 tsp vanilla
-1/3 cup honey
-1 tbsp cinnamon
-1/2 tsp nutmeg
-1 cup dried apples, chopped
– Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place the oats in a blender or food processor and pulse for 5-10 seconds.
– On a baking sheets, combine the oats, shredded coconut and pecans and toast in the oven for 10 minutes, stirring after 5 to ensure mixture does not burn.
– Place the dates in a food processor and blend until fully combined.
-In a sauce pan over medium heat, combine the coconut oil, honey and vanilla. As the liquid heats up, begin to stir the date paste until it becomes well combined.
-In a bowl, combine the toasted oat mixture, chopped apples, cinnamon, nutmeg and hot liquid from the stove. Stir until completely mixed.
-Firmly press the mixture into a baking tray lined with parchment paper. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least two hours until bars become firm.