DATE BARS

How does “Naturally Sweet Treats” sound to you!

Can you imagine the deliciousness of a chocolate treat, without the addition of sugar? The star of this dessert is the chocolate, while the supporting actor for sweetness, is the dates.

INGREDIENTS

Yields 2 – 3 dozen

  • Dates – 2 cups, pitted
  • Nuts – 2 cups, raw cashews, pecans, pistachios, your favorite nuts
  • Cacao – 2 tablespoons

INSTRUCTIONS

Toss the ingredients in a blender or food processor.

Blend for about 5 minutes, until the ingredients form a paste, or ball.

Transfer to a sheet of parchment paper, roll into a log, and chill for about an hour or until you are ready to serve.

Slice into bite size pieces and place a small piece of parchment paper between each layer. Can be stored for months in the fridge.

A delicious healthy dessert, and it’s lovely on a cheese tray too!