Coconut Dream Bars
 
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These Coconut Dream Bars make for such a beautiful and delicious dessert. Made with nuts, coconut, vanilla, dates, honey and berries. Perfect for special occasions!
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 9 bars
Ingredients
For the base layer:
  • 1 cup raw cashew butter
  • 8 dates, pitted
  • 1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
For the mid layer:
  • 1 can full fat coconut milk, refrigerated overnight
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
For the top layer:
  • 2 tsp carton unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1 cup diced strawberries
  • ¼ cup blackberries
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • Juice of ½ lemon
Instructions
  1. Line a baking dish with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. Add dates to food processor and pulse until they have broken down into small pieces. Add in the rest of the base layer ingredients and pulse until well combined. Transfer to baking dish, press down evenly and place in freezer. Wash and dry food processor.
  3. Carefully open canned coconut milk, remove the creamy top layer (leaving ALL the liquid behind) and add to the food processor. Add in remaining mid layer ingredients and process until well combined. Set aside.
  4. Place a saucepan over low-medium heat and add all top layer ingredients. Simmer for about 5 minutes and let cool. Remove baking dish from freezer, add mid layer first and then top layer after. Freeze overnight.
  5. Remove from freezer, cut into 9 squares and serve right away.
Notes
Tools You’ll Need:
- 9x9 inch baking dish
- Food processor
- Saucepan
- Spatula
- Measuring cups
- Measuring spoons
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 bar -- Calories: 323 Fat: 23 g. Carbohydrates: 29 g. Protein: 6 g.
Recipe by AmazingPaleo.com at https://www.amazingpaleo.com/coconut-dream-bars/