No Bake Oatmeal Almond Date Bars

Oatmeal Date Easter Bars

I am so excited to share this new LLB recipe that does not require baking, needs only 6 simple ingredients, takes only 10 minutes to prepare and is gluten-free, dairy-free with no sugar added!

No Bake Oatmeal Date Bars

Purchasing energy bars at the store can get expensive… and they don’t come in fun shapes!

Easter Almond Date Bars

These bars can be made for any holiday using cookie cutters or simply sliced into squares for every day enjoyment!

Gluten Free 10 Minute Easter Breakfast Bars

Oatmeal Date Bar Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 cup pitted dates (chopped)
  • 1 cup almonds
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup coconut
  • 2 cups oats
  • ½ cup honey

Simply place all of the above ingredients in a food processor.

How to make oatmeal date bars

Blend for 30-60 seconds or until a sticky ball forms.

No Bake Oatmeal Date Bars

Place the oat mixture on wax or parchment paper. (I found parchment paper worked better, less sticking!)

Press the mixture into a thin layer using your hands, or use a rolling pin to flatten the mixture.

No Bake Oatmeal Almond Bars

Simply use cookie cutters to cut into desired shapes, or slice into squares with a knife.

Easter Shaped Oatmeal Coconut Bars

Easter Bunny Shaped Oatmeal Bars

Voila!  A healthy Easter snack was just made in 10 minutes!

Easter Oatmeal Date Bars

These are perfect to take for lunch or a mid-morning snack, eat for breakfast or even serve as a healthy dessert!

No Bake Gluten Free Almond Date Bars

Dates are known as “nature’s candy” and produce a delicious natural sweetness! They are also a good source of fiber and vitamins!

Easter Bunny Oatmeal Date Bars

The almonds help lower bad cholesterol and build strong bones and teeth, while the oats provide energy, nutrients and more fiber!

10 Minute Gluten Free Easter Bars

Who knew that such a cute little Bunny bar could pack so many health benefits!

♣ Vegetarian Option: This recipe is vegetarian.

♦ Gluten Free Option: This recipe is gluten-free.

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No Bake Oatmeal Almond Date Bars

Total Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 12 bars

No Bake Oatmeal Almond Date Bars

Ingredients

  • 1 cup pitted dates (chopped)
  • 1 cup almonds
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup coconut
  • 2 cups oats
  • ½ cup honey

Instructions

  1. Place all of the ingredients in a food processor.
  2. Blend for 30-60 seconds or until a sticky ball forms.
  3. Place the oat mixture on parchment paper.
  4. Press the mixture into a thin layer using your hands, or use a rolling pin to flatten the mixture.
  5. Use cookie cutters to cut into desired shapes, or slice into squares with a knife.
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