Apricot and Date Bars

 
 

Apricot and Date Bars

You will need:

  • 75g dates, pitted
  • 75g of dried apricots
  • 100ml of water
  • 25g coconut oil
  • 200g rolled oats
  • 100g mixed nuts
  • 50g of sunflower seeds
  • 50g of pumpkin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp of cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp of vanilla extract

 

How to make:

Preheat the oven to 180°c (fan) and line a 9x9in baking tray.

Pit the dates and add to a bowl with the apricots, water and coconut oil. Pop in the microwave for 60 seconds until the coconut oil as melted, alternatively heat together in a pan until soft.
Blend the date and apricot mixture until puréed. In a separate bowl, add the rest of the dry ingredients and stir together. Add the date & apricot purée to the bowl and stir until completely combined and sticky. Tip into the baking tray and flatten down evenly with the back of a spoon.
Bake for 20 minutes until golden brown. Leave to cool before slicing into bars.

This recipe will make 12 bars or 16 squares.

Jen @jennifermakes