Spicy Power Bars

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Author Notes: Here's a super nourishing, delicious gluten-free and vegan spicy power bar recipe for all you health nuts out there! http://www.elanaspantry.com/spicy-power-bars/elanaspantry

Serves 6-8

  • 1/2 cup macadamia nuts
  • 1/2 cup dates
  • 1/2 cup tart dried cherries
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  1. lace nuts, dates and cherries in a food processor, pulse until well ground
  2. Pulse in vanilla, ginger, cinnamon, cardamom and salt
  3. Remove mixture from food processor and press into an 8 by 8-inch baking dish
  4. Refrigerate overnight (6-8 hours)
  5. Cut into squares and serve

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about 1 year ago Melanie R

Goofy question here, are the macadamia nuts raw or roasted? These look amazing!


about 3 years ago beachbum408

Wow! These are the best bars I have ever tasted! Thanks for sharing this recipe!


over 3 years ago WCmom

OMG! These were to die for! I hid them from my family so I wouldn't have to share.


over 4 years ago dailykale

This is great....takes the lara bar to a whole new level! Love that you use macadamia nuts and can't wait to make this.


almost 5 years ago AntoniaJames

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Looks delish! Kind of like a Lara Bar, but much more interesting. Thanks for sharing this! ;o)