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Almond Butter Snickers Bars

Makes: 15 bliss balls | Prep time: 30 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dates, pitted, soaked
  • ½ cup natural almond butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp raw cacao powder
  • ¼ cup shredded coconut
  • ½ cup brown rice puffs
  • 1 cup almonds, roughly chopped
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil, melted

Chocolate coating

  • ¼ cup coconut oil, melted
  • ¼ cup raw cacao powder
  • 1 tablespoon honey or rice malt syrup
  • Pinch sea salt
  • Almonds, finely crushed
  • 1 skewer

Method

1.Place dates, almond butter, vanilla extract and raw cacao powder in food processor and blitz for 1 to 2 minutes.

2. Add shredded coconut, rice puffs and almonds, honey and coconut oil to the food processor and blitz for a further 1 to 2 minutes. (Note: you may need to add 1 – 2 tablespoons of hot water to make the mixture more of a paste).

3. Using a tablespoon of mixture, roll into small bars and place on a lined baking tray. Place in fridge to set for 1 hour.

4. To make the chocolate sauce whisk together coconut oil, raw cacao powder, honey and sea salt until smooth.

5. Remove balls from fridge and one at a time, insert skewer into the ball and then hold onto the skewer and dip the bar into the chocolate mixture. Using fingers, slide the bar off the skewer and place onto a tray lined with baking paper. Repeat this process until all bars are covered. Place the bars back into the fridge for 15 minutes. Remove from the freezer and repeat the dipping process again so each bar has two coatings of chocolate. Sprinkle bars with finely crushed almonds. Place bars back into fridge to set for at least 20 minutes.

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