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No-Bake Coconut & Pecan Bars

Serves

12

Prep Time

20 minutes

Cooking Time

3 hours and 30 minutes fridge time

Ingredients
  • 1 cup dried apricots

  • 3 cups pecans; 2 cups whole, 1 cup chopped

  • 2 teaspoons liquid coconut oil

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 3/4 cup peanut butter

  • 3/4 cup liquid coconut oil

  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg

  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup

  • 1 tablespoon honey

  • 8 ounces dark chocolate chips

  • 1/2 cup coconut flakes

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Instructions
1) Soak dried apricots in hot water for 45 minutes to soften them.

2) In a food processor or blender, add 3/4 cup soaked dried apricots, 1 cup of pecans, 1 teaspoon of the liquid coconut oil and salt. Blend until it turns into a chunky dough like consistency.

3) Grease and line a pan (circle or square) with parchment paper, and press the mixture into the bottom in an even layer.

4) Add the peanut butter, 1/4 cup apricots, nutmeg, cinnamon, 1 cup pecans, maple syrup, honey and 3/4 cup liquid coconut oil into the cleaned food processor or blender and blend until smooth. Evenly spread mixture over first layer in the pan. Place in the freezer.

5) In a heat resistant bowl, melt the chocolate chips with one teaspoon of coconut oil. When glossy, mix in 1 cup of roughly chopped pecans.

6) Remove crust from the freezer and cover with pecan chocolate and coconut flakes. Refrigerate for 3 hours, top with chocolate sauce, serve and enjoy!

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