30 Jul


Our family has un-plugged from pre-packaged food for the most part with one or two exceptions. This is one of my favorite recipes that I will share with you.
This recipe replaces ingredients deceptively, you won’t realize they aren’t naughty!
I skipped the chocolate this time but no worries, they are still yummy good!
Un-Candy Squares
  • 1½ cup raw cashew pieces
  • 1½ cup chopped pitted dates
  • ½ cup nut butter (peanut, cashew, almond)
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • ½ cup coconut flour
  • ½ cup shredded unsweetened coconut
  • ¼ tsp almond extract
  • Optional topping:
  • 1½ cups dark, organic chocolate or bittersweet
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  1. In food processor, finely chop cashews, add in the chopped dates.
  2. Add nut butter, coconut, maple syrup, almond extract and coconut flour , pulse until a sticky dough forms.
  3. Line small baking sheet with parchment paper.
  4. With damp fingers, press into pan.moncler outlet
  5. Refrigerate 6 - 8 hours until set. Add topping if desired and re- refrigerate one more hour until coating sets.
  6. Lift out and cut into pieces when set.
  7. Topping: mix dark chocolate with coconut oil over indirect heat (double boiler), spread over pressed ingredients.

2 thoughts on “Un-Candy

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