Raw Fig and Cherry Bars

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 273.6
  • Total Fat: 14.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 2.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 34.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.8 g
  • Protein: 6.6 g

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Number of Servings: 12


    2 cups ( 290 g.) raw natural almonds
    1/4 cup (30 g.) finely ground flax seeds
    finely grated peel of 2 organic lemons
    1-1/4 cups (190-200 g.) quartered dried figs, stems removed
    2 Tbsp. (30 ml.) to 1/4 cup (60 ml.) honey, to taste (and depending on how dry the mixture is)
    2 Tbsp. (30 ml.) raw alomnd butter
    1 cup (120-130 g.) organic dried tart cherries, unsweetened
    Lightly grease a 9″ x 9″ (about 20cm x 20 cm.) pan, or line with parchment paper

    In the bowl of a food processor (this recipe won’t work in a blender), combine the nuts and flaxseeds, and process until you have a fine meal that begins to adhere to the sides of the processor bowl (it will appear as if the mixture has stopped spinning round the bowl). Do not overprocess

    Add the lemon peel and figs, and process again until well blended and the mixture resembles a coarse meal. Add remaining ingredients and process briefly to chop the cherries and create a moist “dough” (it will form a ball). Pinch a bit of the mixture between your fingers to test the consistency. If it sticks together and feels slightly moist, it’s ready.

    Turn the mixture into the pan and press down very firmly with your fist or the back of a metal spatula. The mixture should be very compact and solid.

    Refrigerate until firm, about an hour, or at least 20 minutes. Cut into 12 bars and store in an airtight container in the refrigerator, or wrap each bar individually in plastic wrap. The bars will keep refrigerated for up to two weeks.


Serving Size: makes 12 bars

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user FOLKDANCE.

TAGS:  Snacks |

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