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Nut Bars with Chocolate Drizzle
Prep
15 mins
Cook
30 mins
Cool
1 hr
Total
1 hr 45 mins
 

The original version of this recipe called for maple syrup, but without its overpowering sweetness, the wonderful nut and chocolate combo really shines. Who needs the extra sugar? These are better without it! As Found in The Obesity Code Cookbook

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: American, Dessert
Diet: Dairy Free, Low Carb, Paleo, Vegetarian
Servings: 24
Calories: 113 kcal
Ingredients
  • 3 oz almonds, pecans or walnuts raw or roasted
  • 3 oz dates pitted
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 1/2 cups quinoa flakes
  • 1/4 cup ground flax
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 4 oz dark chocolate (70% cocoa)
  • salt
Instructions
  1. Assemble, prepare, and measure ingredients. Chop nuts. Chop dates. Beat egg white to soft peaks. Preheat oven to 350°F/180°C. Have ready an 8-inch (20 cm) square baking pan.

  2. In a mixing bowl, combine nuts, dates, and egg white with quinoa flakes, flax, cinnamon, nutmeg, pinch of salt, and olive oil. Press into baking pan and bake for 30 minutes, or until firm and golden. Allow to cool in pan for 1 hour.

  3. Melt chocolate in a double boiler over low heat, or in a small bowl in the microwave. Drizzle over baked bars and allow to cool completely before you slice into bars and serve. Leftovers will keep at room temperature in an air-tight container for up to 3 days.

Nutrition Facts
Nut Bars with Chocolate Drizzle
Amount Per Serving
Calories 113 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 4mg0%
Potassium 98mg3%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 2g4%
Calcium 20mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.