Cranberry Walnut Breakfast Bars

Substantial enough to fill you up and totally portable, our Cranberry Walnut Breakfast Bars are sweetened by fruit and Lakanto, paleo-compliant, and vegan. These freezer-friendly bars are easy to make ahead of time and store in single-serve portions for breakfast or a snack on the run.

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Cranberry Walnut Breakfast Bars

Cranberry Walnut Breakfast Bars

  • Author: Fresh. Out.
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 25
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 12 Bars 1x
  • Category: Breakfast, Snacks
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Cranberry Walnut Breakfast Bars


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Ingredients


Instructions

  1. Line a metal 8×8 or 9×9 square pan with parchment paper (bottom and sides so the paper is taller than the pan sides), set oven rack to center position, and preheat oven to 400 degrees F. 
  2. Soak the dates in hot water for 5 minutes, then drain the liquid and add dates to a food processor. Add applesauce, almond butter, almond milk, vanilla, Lakanto sweetener, and a pinch of salt to the food processor and pulse until dates are smooth and the wet ingredients are well combined. 
  3. In a large bowl, thoroughly combine the tapioca flour, almond flour, baking soda, and cinnamon (if using). Add wet mixture to the dry ingredients and mix thoroughly with a rubber spatula. 
  4. Add the coconut, walnuts, Lily’s chips and cranberries and stir to combine, then spread evenly into the prepared pan.  
  5. Bake for 20-25 minutes, until golden brown and center is set. It took 25 minutes in our 8×8 pan, but a 9×9 pan may go faster since the batter won’t be as deep.
  6. Cool in pan for 15 minutes then carefully lift by the parchment paper and transfer to a cooling rack. Once fully cooled, fold the sides of the parchment down and make four evenly spaced slices from side to side. Turn 90 degrees and make three evenly spaces slices, which will create a total of 12 bars. Use a plastic knife for clean, crumble-free cuts. 

Notes

Wrap bars individually or place bars with parchment between layers in an airtight container and refrigerate up to 5 days. 

To freeze, individually wrap bars in plastic then stack in a zip top freezer bag and store up to 3 months. 

Keywords: BREAKFAST BARS, PALEO BREAKFAST BARS, VEGAN, CRANBERRY, CHOCOLATE, SUGAR-FREE, FREEZER FRIENDLY, MEAL PREP, GRAIN-FREE, GLUTEN-FREE, PLANTBASED, PLANT-BASED

CRANBERRY WALNUT BREAKFAST BARS
CRANBERRY WALNUT BREAKFAST BARS

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