Apricot Date Bars

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Apricot Date Bars

This is an easy and nutrient dense recipe that the whole family will love. Put your creative hats on and customize the ingredients based on the season, your taste preference, or what you have in your pantry!
Print Recipe
CourseDessert, Snack
Servings4 bars
Calories379kcal

Equipment

  • food processor
  • bowl
  • baking pan
  • parchment paper
  • Mixing Spoon

Ingredients

  • 1 cup oats
  • 1 apricot pureed (about 2 Tbsp)
  • 1 cup Medjool dates pitted
  • 1 cup nuts or seeds of choice ex: sunflower seeds, almonds, cashews
  • 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon

Instructions

  • Purée apricots in a food processor and set aside in separate bowl. Then pulse oats in food processor 3-5 times.
  • Add in the previously puréed apricot and all other remaining ingredients, continuing pulsing until a combined uniform mixture is formed.
  • Transfer mixture to an 8 x 8 baking pan lined with parchment paper, then spread evenly and pack it down very well.
  • Place pan in the refrigerator for about 3 hours to help it firm up before cutting into desired size/shape.
Nutrition Facts
Apricot Date Bars
Amount per 1 Serving
Calories
379
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
19
g
29
%
Saturated Fat
 
2
g
13
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
8
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
7
g
Sodium
 
5
mg
0
%
Carbohydrates
 
49
g
16
%
Fiber
 
8
g
33
%
Sugar
 
26
g
29
%
Protein
 
10
g
20
%
Calcium
 
65
mg
7
%
Iron
 
3
mg
17
%
Potassium
 
569
mg
16
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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