Almond and apricot bars

Almond & apricot bars

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These raw bars are more than just a sweet treat, they are packed with nutrients to encourage good health and vitality.

Dried apricots are high in iron, an essential dietary mineral. An adequate intake of iron is required to support proper functioning of the immune system to help fight infection. 

Almonds and almond meal are a great source of vitamin E, a powerful antioxidant that is involved in protecting our cells from the oxidative stress that can occur when our body is fighting an infection.

Serves - 14
Prep time – 15 minutes
Cook time – 1-hour refrigeration 
Gluten free
Dairy free
Vegetarian

Want to make it vegan suitable?
Substitute the honey for rice malt syrup or pure maple syrup.

Almond and apricot bars

Ingredients

  • 2 cups dried apricots, roughly chopped
  • 1½ cups almond meal
  • ½ lemon, juiced & zested
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 cup flaked almonds

How to make

1. Line both the base and sides of a 8cm x 15cm rectangular pan with baking paper.

2. In a food processor or blender, combine the apricots, almond meal, lemon juice, zest and honey. Blitz until mixture comes together.

3. Transfer to a medium mixing bowl and stir in the flaked almonds. Add mixture to pan and press down firmly. Please in fridge for roughly 1 hour to firm. When ready to serve, slice into 14 pieces.

Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to four days. 

Nutritional information

Kilojoules 585 kJ Protein 3.9 g
Carbohydrates, total
- sugars, total
9.8 g
9.5 g
Fat, total
- saturated fat
8.7 g
0.6 g
Sodium 18 mg
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