Homemade Larabar!

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 3
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 178.1
  • Total Fat: 8.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 8.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 26.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.9 g
  • Protein: 4.8 g

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taste just like a larabar=)
cheaper too!
taste just like a larabar=)
cheaper too!

Number of Servings: 3


    1/3 cup nuts(peanuts,cashews,almonds,walnuts..anything goes!)
    1/2 cup chopped dates
    1 tbsp unsweetened dark cocoa powder


1.Place peanuts in blender. Pulse until you get them broken up. (not until powdery! you want a bit of crunch in there)
2.Transfer peanuts to a bowl. Blend dates until it forms a paste.(this might take a while). Add cocoa powder.
3.Line your work area/table with cling wrap. Dump in both peanuts and dates. Mix by squishing the dough by using the cling wrap.(super sticky dough here!)
4.Shape as you wish.(balls,cookie cutter,bars,squares..)

***you can put a bit more cocoa powder in a small sieve and sieve it over the bars. SO GOOD!
**dont be worried about the bitterness of cocoa because the caramel-sweetness of the dates offset this.
*makes roughly 3 larabar sized bars
*place in fridge to firm it up

Feel free to experiment with different nuts and you can mix dry cherries or raisins/currants in there. Spices like cinnamon/nutmeg/cardomom are excellent additions. Add a little lime juice or lemon juice for added goodness.

Number of Servings: 3

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MOONCHILD49.

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