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Dark chocolate, almond butter, and RED VINES Made Simple…oh my! This Dark Chocolate Almond Butter Granola Bar recipe features a trifecta of delightful flavors.

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Dark chocolate, almond butter, and RED VINES Made Simple…oh my! This Dark Chocolate Almond Butter Granola Bar recipe features a trifecta of delightful flavors.


INGREDIENTS

½ cup raw sliced almonds, chopped into small pieces

½ cup dark chocolate chips or pieces, divided

1 cup rolled oats

1½ cups rice crisp cereal

½ teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon coconut oil

½ cup almond butter

½ cup honey

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 cup Medjool dates, pits removed  

1 package RED VINES Made Simple, cut into small pieces

 


DIRECTIONS

  1. Line an 8x8x2 baking pan with parchment paper.  

    In a large bowl, combine the almonds, ¼ cup chocolate chips, rolled oats, rice crisp cereal, and salt.

  1. In a small saucepan, melt the coconut oil, almond butter, honey, and vanilla over low heat.
  2.  
  3. When melted and combined, transfer the almond butter mixture to your food processor along with the dates and RED VINES Made Simple pieces.
  4. Run the food processor until a chunky paste is formed.  
  1. Scoop the almond butter/date mixture into the bowl to join the dry ingredients.
  2.  
  3. Mix the ingredients together with your hands until everything is well incorporated. Press the mixture into the baking pan and chill in the refrigerator for an hour, or until set.  
    1. Melt the remaining ¼ cup of chocolate chips and drizzle it over the granola mixture, then return it to the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes, until the chocolate has hardened.  
    1. Lift up the corners of the parchment paper to transfer the granola block to a cutting board.
    2. Slice into bars and enjoy immediately or store in the fridge.

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INGREDIENTS

½ cup raw sliced almonds, chopped into small pieces

½ cup dark chocolate chips or pieces, divided

1 cup rolled oats

1½ cups rice crisp cereal

½ teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon coconut oil

½ cup almond butter

½ cup honey

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 cup Medjool dates, pits removed  

1 package RED VINES Made Simple, cut into small pieces


DIRECTIONS

  1. Line an 8x8x2 baking pan with parchment paper.  

    In a large bowl, combine the almonds, ¼ cup chocolate chips, rolled oats, rice crisp cereal, and salt.

  1. In a small saucepan, melt the coconut oil, almond butter, honey, and vanilla over low heat.
  2. When melted and combined, transfer the almond butter mixture to your food processor along with the dates and RED VINES Made Simple pieces.
  3. Run the food processor until a chunky paste is formed.  
  4.  
    1. Scoop the almond butter/date mixture into the bowl to join the dry ingredients.
    2.  
    3. Mix the ingredients together with your hands until everything is well incorporated. Press the mixture into the baking pan and chill in the refrigerator for an hour, or until set.  
  1. Melt the remaining ¼ cup of chocolate chips and drizzle it over the granola mixture, then return it to the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes, until the chocolate has hardened.  

 

  1.  
    1. Lift up the corners of the parchment paper to transfer the granola block to a cutting board. Slice into bars and enjoy immediately or store in the fridge.

    2.  

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