No-Bake Raw Coconut Cashew Tahini Bars

The too good to be true healthy dessert

Health kicks or diets can get crazy. A lot of us have been there: you decide to gung-ho cut out a ton of food groups, maybe specifically sugar or dessert, and then realize it is all you can think about. As someone with a serious sweet tooth but also a secret side love affair for all things salty, I combined the two with my new obsession over tahini and made the perfect healthy-fied dessert. No-bake raw coconut cashew tahini bars. Pop these babies in your freezer and have on hand for when you just need that extra something.

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Ingredients:
For the base layer:

  • Dates (4)
  • Walnuts (½ cup)
  • Cashews (¼ cup)
  • Coconut oil (spoonful)

For the filling:

  • Cashew butter (½ cup)
  • Tahini (¼ cup)
  • Coconut oil (spoonful)
  • Coconut (¼ cup + extra for topping)
  • Cinnamon
  • Salt

Directions:

  1. Place the dates in a cup of warm water for ~5 minutes until they soften
  2. In a food processor, combine all of the base layer ingredients: 4 softened dates, ½ cup of walnuts, ¼ cup of cashews, and a spoonful of coconut oil
  3. Pulse until it has formed a dough like consistency
  4. Scoop the mixture out of the food processor and into a parchment lined bread pan
  5. Place the pan in the freezer for ~10 minutes and begin making the filling mixture
  6. In a food processor, combine all of the filling ingredients: ½ cup of cashew butter, ¼ cup of tahini, a spoonful of coconut, ¼ cup of coconut, and a dash of salt
  7. Once smooth, pour this mixture over the base layer in the bread pan
  8. Sprinkle the extra coconut on top and place in the freezer for ~15 minutes
  9. Once frozen, pop the parchment paper out of the bread pan and cut into 1-2 inch bars
  10. Place the bars in an air tight container in the freezer and store there until ready to eat

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Diet Compliant

  1. Dairy Free
  2. Gluten Free
  3. Refined Sugar Free
  4. Paleo
  5. Raw

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