Sticky Nut Bars

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This recipe is my favourite combination of salty and sweet.  I got the recipe from one of my favourite vegetarian websites http://www.greenkitchenstories.com. The only addition I made was I sprinkled coarse salt on top. So good!

10 fresh dates (chopped)
2 tbsp water
2/3 cup organic peanut butter (salted)
1 cup mixed nuts, we used almonds, cashew nuts and pistachio (coarsley chopped)
1/4 cup coconut flakes
1/4 cup sunflower seeds
1/2 cup dried fruit (we used green raisins, yellow raisins and goji berries)
1/2 tsp salt

Coat a springform pan with parchment paper. In a small saucepan, stir together dates, water and peanut butter and place over low heat.

Add the rest of the ingredients and stir until the dry ingredients are coated. Add some more nuts if the mixture feels too moist and some more water if it is too dry.

Pour the mixture in the springform pan and put in the fridge for half an hour. Cut them into squares before serving. Store them in an airtight container in the fridge.

I cut it into 20 pieces.
4 weight watchers points plus each

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6 responses to this post.

  1. Can’t wait to try these!

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  2. Posted by cookingwithsapana on April 1, 2013 at 12:28 am

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  3. I have all of the ingredients & they look delicious. I can’t wait to make them 🙂

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  4. these look great and I bet they would make a great pre- and/or post-run snack 😉

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  5. They are a great protein filled workout snack! I took them snowboarding last weekend and they were a huge hit!

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