Apricot Coconut Granola Bars
Apricot coconut granola bars make the perfect healthy snack. A great alternative to a sugary store-bought energy bars!
- 100 g chopped roasted cashews
- 100 g gluten free rolled oats
- 60 g shredded coconut
- 60 g chopped dried apricots
- 10 g chopped dried strawberries or raspberries
- 30 g fine coconut flour
- 200 g dried apricots soak in water for 2-3 hours
- 40 ml lemon juice
- 60 ml coconut oil
- 40 ml maple or agave syrup
Line the square cake pan (22 x 22 cm or approx. 9 inch) with baking paper.
Combine the dry ingredients in one bowl.
Drain apricots well using a fork and place them into a high-speed blender. Add coconut oil, lemon juice, and maple or agave syrup and blend briefly until you get a thick paste.
Add apricot paste to the bowl with dry ingredients and stir until all is well combined (you can also use a hand mixer).
Press the mixture down firmly into prepared pan. Place it in the fridge for a couple of hours to firm up.
Remove it from the pan and chop it into bars or squares.
Calories: 308kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 15mg | Potassium: 505mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 1041IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 3mg