Sunday, April 3, 2016

Chocolate-Apricot Nut Bars

Makes 6 Bars.

Cut from a magazine.  Says it should take 10 minutes, and bars should be wrapped individually in parchment.

  • 1-1/2 cups dried apricots
  • 1/2 cup raw almonds, toasted
  • 2 tbsp unsweetened shredded coconut, toasted
  • Coarse salt
  • 1/2 oz dark chocolate, melted
Directions
  1. Pulse apricots, almonds, 1 tbsp coconut and a pinch of salt in a food processor until finely ground.
  2. Line 9 x 5" loaf pan with parchment, leaving an inch overhang on all sides.   Transfer mixtue to pan and press firmly to form a rectangle.
  3. Use parchment overhang to remove from pan.  Drizzle mixture with chocolate and sprinkle with remaining coconut
  4. Transfer to the refrigerator and leave until firm, about 15 minutes.  Slice into six bars.  Store in airtight container for up to 5 days. 

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