*Store in plastic wrap in the fridge.Grab n’ Go style. .
1/4 cup chopped dates (roughly chopped whole dates, not pre-chopped)
1/4 cup dried cherries, cranberries, blueberries, raisins, apricots, apples, oranges
1/3 cup whole pecans, almonds or walnuts
1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
Almond or peanut butter to top
Agave nectar or Honey as it fits in your diet.
Set out two pieces of plastic wrap for shaping and wrapping the bars. Do this first!
Place the dates and dried fruit of choice in a food processor. Pulse until processed to a paste .Transfer paste to a medium bowl.
Add nuts of choice to the processor and pulse until finely chopped. Add nuts, and the cinnamon, to fruit paste. Use your fingers to knead the nuts into the paste.
Pack mixture into cake pan, cupcake tin or baking sheet…something relatively flat and make it no more than 1 inch high. Use spatula to spread almond or peanut butter over the top of the pressed mixture. Drizzle with honey or agave nectar.
Place in refrigerator and chill for 1 hour or cut up and wrap into individual bars immediately if you are not using topping.