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gingergranolabars

Servings: 8

Time: 45 mins.

Ingredients:

  • 2 Cups Rolled Oats
  • 1/3 Cup Flax Seeds
  • 1/2 Cup Raw cashews, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 Cup Raw pumpkin seeds
  • 1/3 Cup candied ginger, finely chopped
  • 6 Dried figs, roughly chopped
  • 2/3 Cup Agave syrup, maple syrup, or honey. Keep in mind it’s no longer vegan if you use honey.
  • 1/3 Cup coconut oil, melted

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  2. Line a pan with foil and spray with nonstick spray.  Lining pan with foil makes for easy removal and clean up.
  3. In a large mixing bowl combine the oats, seeds, nuts, ginger, and figs and stir til combined.
  4. Stir in oil and syrup to coat all ingredients evenly.
  5. Spread mixture onto baking pan and press firmly.
  6. Bake for 20-30 minutes, or until golden brown.
  7. Let bars cool COMPLETELY in pan before removing.
  8. Once bars are cool, remove from pan, and cut into 8 bars.

Store in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.

 

 

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Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

Ingredients:

  • 1 Cup Unsalted Natural Peanutbutter
  • 2/3 Cup Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 tsp Baking soda
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
  • Sea Salt

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large mixing bowl combine all ingredients. Stir with a wooden spoon until mixture reaches a smooth even consistency.
  3. Scoop about a tablespoon of cookie batter onto a baking sheet.
  4. With a fork, press down cookie in a criss-cross pattern.
  5. Sprinkle cookies with a little bit of sea salt.
  6. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until edges are golden.
  7. Cool cookies for 5 minutes on the cookie sheet before transferring to a wire rack.

Optional: Add half a cup of chopped dark chocolate to the cookie batter for some added yum!

Just when you thought it couldn’t get any better…

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Flourless Chocolate-Peanut Butter Cookies with White Chocolate Chips

Ingredients:

  • 1 Cup Unsalted Natural Peanut butter
  • 2/3 Cup Sugar
  • 2 Tbsp Cocoa Powder
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 Cup white chocolate chips
  • Sprinkles for decoration.

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large mixing bowl combine all ingredients except for the white chocolate chips. Stir with a wooden spoon until mixture reaches a smooth even consistency.
  3. Stir in white chocolate chips.
  4. Scoop about a tablespoon of cookie batter onto a baking sheet.
  5. With a fork, press down cookie in a criss-cross pattern.
  6. Optional: Sprinkle cookies with hearts!
  7. Bake for 10-12 minutes.
  8. Cool cookies for 5 minutes on the cookie sheet before transferring to a wire rack.