Spicy Power Bars

September 24, 2010
4 Ratings
  • Serves 6-8
Author Notes

Here's a super nourishing, delicious gluten-free and vegan spicy power bar recipe for all you health nuts out there! —elanaspantry

What You'll Need
  • 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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5 Reviews

Melanie R. August 18, 2014
Goofy question here, are the macadamia nuts raw or roasted? These look amazing!
beachbum408 August 13, 2012
Wow! These are the best bars I have ever tasted! Thanks for sharing this recipe!
WCmom March 8, 2012
OMG! These were to die for! I hid them from my family so I wouldn't have to share.
dailykale May 12, 2011
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.
AntoniaJames September 24, 2010
Looks delish! Kind of like a Lara Bar, but much more interesting. Thanks for sharing this! ;o)