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Gluten Free Date Bars with Almonds and Oats (Vegan)

These Gluten Free Date Bars with Almonds and Oats are nutty and sweet with subtle notes of caramel and a hint of vanilla.
Course Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 12 servings
Calories 295kcal
Author Faith Gorsky

Ingredients

Top and Bottom Crust:

Date Filling:

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350F; line an 8 by 8-inch baking dish with a piece of parchment paper.
  • Add the almond flour, oats, coconut sugar, almonds, salt, and cinnamon to a food processor and pulse a few times to chop the nuts and oats a bit. Pour the almond flour mixture into a large bowl and stir in the vanilla and coconut oil. The mixture should be crumbly.
  • Press 2/3 of the crust mixture into the bottom of the prepared baking dish.
  • For the date filling, let the dates soak in the water for 3 minutes, and then add the dates along with the liquid and the cinnamon to a food processor and process until smooth.
  • Pour the date mixture on top of the crust in the prepared baking dish and spread it out. Sprinkle the remaining 1/3 of the crust mixture on top.
  • Bake until the bars are golden and have set, about 35 to 45 minutes. Cool completely before cutting. Store leftovers covered in the fridge for up to 5 days.

Nutrition

Calories: 295kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Sodium: 106mg | Potassium: 182mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 25IU | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 1.4mg