No-bake Apricot Oat Bars
These bars are packed with oats, nuts, seeds and apricots. They’re perfect for an on-the-go breakfast or a healthy brown bag treat.
3/4 cup old fashioned oats
1/2 cup raw cashews
1/2 cup raw almonds
2 tablespoons raw sunflower seeds
1 teaspoon ground flax seed
1 cup dates, pitted
1/2 cup unsulfured dried apricots, chopped
1 teaspoon cinnamon
In a food processor, process oats until coarsely chopped. Remove and set aside.
Place cashews, almonds, sunflower seeds and flax seed in food processor and chop into small pieces. Remove and add to chopped oats.
Add dates and cashew butter to food processor and process until very well combined and smooth. Mixture will start to form a ball. Add oat and nut mixture back to food processor along with dried apricot pieces and cinnamon and combine.
Press mixture into 8 x 8 inch baking pan. Make sure it is well compacted. Cut into squares.
Calories 185; Protein 5 g; Carbohydrates 22 g; Sugars 11 g; Total Fat 10.4 g; Saturated Fat 1.6 g; Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 3 mg; Fiber 3.2 g; Beta-Carotene 119 ug; Vitamin C 0 mg; Calcium 35 mg; Iron 1.5 mg; Folate 20 ug; Magnesium 75 mg; Potassium 286 mg; Zinc 1.2 mg; Selenium 4.7 ug