Raw Apricot Energy Bars

Prep/Chill 15 min / 1 hour
Total time 1 hour 15 min
Original author seasaltwithfood
Recipe type Vegan & Dairy Free
Cuisine Snack
Serves 4

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup [150g] apricot, finely chopped
  • 1 cup [150g] dates, pitted and finely chopped
  • 1 cup [140g] raw cashew nuts
  • 1 cup [140g] raw pistachio
  • ½ cup [60g] raw almond (skinless)
  • 2 tbsp hemp seeds
  • a pinch of sea salt
  • 1 ¼ cup [100g] unsweetened shredded coconuts
  • 2 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 – 2 tbsp cold water

Instructions:

  • Combine cashew, pistachio, almond, and hemp seeds in a food processor and process until the nuts and seeds are finely ground.
  • Then add chopped apricot, dates, and a pinch of sea salt, pulse and process all the ingredients together until the texture is coarse.
  • Then add the shredded coconut, a quick pulse, and add the vanilla extract, a little water at a time until it reaches a dry but moist dough consistency.
  • Scrape the dough mixture into the lined dish, press evenly with a rubber spatula, and chill for about an hour before serving.