PB & J Bars

Need more energy? Try this energy bar recipe.



1¾ cup pitted dates (soaked in warm water for 15 minutes, then drained)

½ cup unsweetened dried cranberries (or naturally sweetened if you can't find unsweetened)

¼ cup natural peanut butter

¼ cup whole blanched peanuts

½ cup gluten free quick oats


1. Soak the dates in warm water for 15 minutes, and drain.

2. Place dates, dried cranberries, peanuts, peanut butter, and oats in a food processor and blend until combined well.

3. Scoop mixture into a square baking pan, and firmly press down to make an even layer.

4. Place in the freezer for 30 minutes to set, then cut into 8 rectangle bars.

5. Store in the freezer or fridge.

Recipe and Photos by: Christal