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No bake Very Cherry Snack Energy Bar

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  • 1 cup dried cherries
  • 1/4 cup dried pitted dates
  • 1 cup raw almonds
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/8 teaspoon Celtic sea salt
  • 1/3 cup warm water
  • 1/2 sour orange or orange or tangerine


  • Zest and juice orange into small mixing bowl.
  • Add warm water and dried cherries and set aside for 10 minutes
  • Line a loaf pan with parchment paper.
  • Add nuts and dates to the food processor or high-speed blender.
  • Drain soaked cherries and add to the processor with cinnamon, vanilla and salt.
  • Process for about 1 minute, until mixture is coarsely grounded and sticks together when pressed.
  • Scoop the mixture into the prepared baking pan and firmly press it down into one even layer. Cover tightly and transfer to the freezer for 45 minutes to 1 hour, or until the bars are firm.
  • Remove from the pan and slice into 10-12 cherry bars.