Tropical Medjool Date Energy Bars

Tropical Medjool Date Energy Bars

Ingredients

  • 15 Natural Delights Medjool dates, with pits removed

  • 1 cup walnuts, in pieces

  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut (coconut shavings, chips or shredded coconut will also work)

  • 1/2 cup dried mango, chopped

  • 1/2 cup dried pineapple, chopped

Preparation

  1. Place all ingredients except for 1/2 cup of the coconut into a large food processor.

  2. Pulse the ingredients a few times, stirring if the dates begin to clump together.

  3. Process until the ingredients begin to form a large ball of “dough” (Stir if necessary but continue to process until a thick dough forms).

  4. Line a 20 x 20 cm baking dish with plastic wrap.

  5. Sprinkle remaining coconut onto plastic wrap.

  6. Press a large ball of dough into the dish, shaping it into a large square.

  7. Cover and chill for an hour or overnight.

  8. Cut into squares, flip over and enjoy.