Recipe

Paleo brazil nut bars with carob, dates and orange zest

Rich, sweet and chocolatey, these zesty brazil nut bars are completely guilt-free. Naturally sweetened with dates, they are packed full of energy and make a great healthy dessert or snack.

  • Makes 12
  • 1 hr 5 mins cooking

Ingredients

Paleo brazil nut bars with carob, dates and orange zest
  • 1 cup brazil nuts
  • 1 cup medjool dates, pitted
  • 1/2 cup carob, cocoa or cacao powder, plus extra for dusting (optional)
  • 1 orange, zest and juice of half

Method

Paleo brazil nut bars with carob, dates and orange zest
  • 1
    Put brazil nuts in a food processor and process into a dense flour. Add the remaining ingredients, and continue to process until the mixtures starts to come together like a dough.
  • 2
    Press the mixture evenly in to a lined slice tin, and then place in the fridge or freezer to set for at least 1 hour.
  • 3
    Slice into bars, and then dust with a little extra carob if desired. The bars can be kept at room temperature, but I find they are best kept in the fridge.

Notes

You can substitute the brazil nuts with most other types of nuts.

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