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Gluten-Free Granola Bars with Pistachio

Stop buying commercial granola and make yourself this guilt-free pistachio granola treat, ready in 20 mins!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Snacks
Cuisine: Vegan
Servings: 10
Author: The Awesome Green

Ingredients

  • 2 cups certified gluten-free rolled oats
  • 1 tbsp raw cacao powder
  • 1/2 cup raw pistachio crushed
  • 1/2 cup raw pumpkin seeds
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened desiccated coconut
  • 1/4 cup bee pollen
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 cups dry pitted dates soaked overnight into purified water, well drained
  • 1 oz vegan chocolate melted
  • Pinch sea salt
  • To garnish: crushed rose buds crushed pistachio

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 175 C/346 F.
  • Drain the pitted dates, and add them into the food processor, together with the coconut oil, cacao powder and salt, and pulse to obtain a puree.
  • Transfer the puree into a large bowl, add the oats, pistachio, pepitas, pollen and dessicated coconut, and mix to incorporate.
  • Line a 8x8 baking pan with parchment paper, and fill it with the mixture (use a spoon to spread it evenly).
  • Bake for 15 mins, then remove from the oven and set aside to cool.
  • Pour the melted chocolate on top and spread evenly. Top with crushed rose buds and pistachio.
  • Refrigerate for at least 1 hour or freeze for 30 minutes before cutting and serving.

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