Keen for Cacao Bars

Written by Cooking Naturally Editors on January 8th, 2012

Edited by Edited by Jennifer W. Jennifer writes at www.trueconfessionsofarealmommy.blogspot.com

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Here at Cooking Naturally we LOVE to hear what our readers are mixing up in their kitchens. This recipe is one such favorite. And who doesn’t like a good chocolate desert?

Ingredients

    Photo Credit: Mariah Moon

  • 1 1/2 cups soaked (approx 12 hours) and peeled almonds
  • 1 tbsp Mesquite Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla Bean Powder
  • 1 tbsp Lucuma Powder
  • 5 tbsp Melted Cacao Paste (Cacao Powder or Carob Powder would also work)
  • 1/4 cup Coconut Flakes
  • 1 tbsp Cacao Nibs
  • Pinch of Sea Salt
  • 4 Soaked Medjool Dates, blended with just enough of the soak water to get a ‘syrup’ type consistency

Directions

  • Using a food processor, grind almonds into ‘meal’ type consistency.
  • Add remaining ingredients, combine to a dough-like consistency
  • Spread into dish; freeze until ready to serve

Optional & Delicious Topping: Goji Berries
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Recipe submitted by Mariah Moon.

2 Responses to Keen for Cacao Bars

  1. Jeannette

    This look fabulous. Any idea what I could sub for the lucuma powder, or could I just leave it out? I haven’t been able to find it locally and keep talking myself out of ordering it online. :P Can’t wait to make these!

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