Chewy Fig and Almond Bars- raw vegan [RECIPE]

Time: 15 mins approx

Makes: 10 bars

Ingredients

  • 175g (1 cup) dried figs
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup (or honey if not vegan)
  • 100g (1 cup) unsalted almonds, chopped into chunky pieces
  • 135g (1 1/2 cups) rolled oats
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Extras- sunflower seeds, chia seeds, flaxseeds, currants, etc. (opt)

Method

1. Grease a baking dish or tin which is approximately 20cm x 20cm.

2. Place the figs into your food processor with 2–3 tablespoons of the oats. Whizz well until it forms a paste.

3. Add the remaining ingredients and blend until well combined but still contains chunky pieces.

4. Spoon into your baking dish and push down well with a spatula.

5. Pop into the freezer to chill and firm up.

6. Leave for at least 15–20 mins (longer if you can) then serve and enjoy.

7. Store in the freezer.