No-Bake Walnut, Cocoa, Cherry Bars

No-Bake Walnut, Cocoa, Cherry Bars
Total Time
15 Mins
Serves
9
Serving Size
1 bar
Course

DESCRIPTION

Make a batch of these No-Bake Walnut, Cocoa, Cherry Bars early in the week and you’ll have a delicious, satisfying snack for whenever you need a quick pick me up. Medjool dates, oats, walnuts, dried cherries and cocoa powder come together to create a tart and sweet treat.

Total Time

Prep Time
15 Mins
Cook Time
0 Mins
Total Time
15 Mins

Nutrition

Calories
140 cal
Total Fat
5 g
Saturated Fat
0.5 g
Sodium
130 mg
Carbohydrates
24 g
Dietary Fiber
3 g
Total Sugars
17 g
Protein
2 g
Calcium
20 mg

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup old-fashioned oats

  • 1 cup pitted Medjool dates (about 12)

  • 1/2 cup shelled walnuts

  • 1/2 cup unsweetened dried cherries

  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Preparation

  1. In a large food processor bowl, combine oats, dates, walnuts, cherries, cocoa powder and salt. Process 1-2 minutes, or until mixture resembles a crumbly dough.

  2. Turn mixture onto wax paper and shape evenly into a 1/2-inch thick rectangle.

  3. Chill at least 1 hour and cut into 9 bars. Bars do not need to be stored in the refrigerator.