INGREDIENTS

Date Filling

2 cups dried dates

1 orange juiced and zested

1 lemon juiced and zested

1 cup water

2 tbsp coconut oil

1 vanilla bean

½ tsp baking soda

¼ tsp La Baleine Coarse Sea Salt

¼ cup shredded coconut or coconut chips

Topping

1 cup almond flour

1 cup chopped and lightly toasted walnuts and pecans

2 tbsp honey (tip: when toasting the nuts, drizzle with honey)

½ tsp cinnamon

½ cup ghee

Pinch of La Baleine Fine Sea Salt

Prepare this recipe using our If You Care Parchment Baking Paper.

PREPARATION

1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

2. Add all the ingredients for the date filling in a medium pan. Stir and break up larger pieces of dates while over medium heat until a creamy consistency appears and all liquids are absorbed. Set aside to slightly cool.

3. Combine all the topping ingredients in a medium bowl or food processor and mix until just incorporated.

4. Line a square baking pan with If You Care Parchment Paper and fill with about ½ of the topping mixture. Then add the date filling and top with the remaining topping mixture.

5. Bake for 30-35 minutes until golden brown, then remove and allow to cool. Once cooled, place in the refrigerator for a few hours, then cut bars and serve.

Paleo Date bars
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