Tuesday, November 23, 2010
Date and Nut Bars
DATE & NUT BARS
This quick and simple recipe makes a great breakfast dish or a simple dessert. It's great to make ahead for guests during the holidays.
1 1/2 c. quick rolled oats*
3/4 c. dates, chopped
1 tsp. citrus peel, grated
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 c. almonds, chopped
1/4 c. vegetable oil
1 c. apples, raw, peeled, and shredded
1 tsp. stevia, or to taste**
Combine all ingredients and then press together into a flat casserole dish. Allow mixture to stand for 10 minutes.
Bake at 375 degrees for 20-25 minutes.
Slice into small squares and enjoy.
*use gluten free oats if necessary
**or your favorite natural sweetener