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Fruit Bars

June 10, 2014
Author Notes

These chewy Fruit Bars are held together by the delicious goodness from the likes of dates, bananas and apricots, whilst peppered with seeds, coconut flakes and other various delights. They are a healthy idea for on-the-go snacks and children's lunch boxes. —Sandra Ramacher

  • Makes 10
Ingredients
  • 2/3 cup Dried apricots
  • 3/4 cup Merdjool dates
  • 1/4 cup Honey
  • 1 Ripe banana
  • 1 tablespoon Pure vanilla
  • 1 1/4 cups Almonds with skin (soaked overnight)
  • 3/4 cup Shredded coconut
  • 3/4 cup Dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup Pepitas & Sunflower seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Place apricots, dates, honey, bananas and vanilla into a food processor and blend until it has become a paste.
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients and chop for 3-5 seconds, keeping the nuts fairly coarse.
  3. Place into the dehydrator for 12 hours. Take out the fruit bars and cut into 10 individual bars. The place back into the dehydrator and leave for another 12 hours.
  4. Remove from the dehydrator and store in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.

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