Gingerbread bites

Gluten-free energy bars that are totally natural, these bites are perfect if you're on the go.

Gingerbread bites

These easy, no-bake treats will leave you wanting more.

Serves Makes 10 pieces Prep time 15 minutes Cook time 0 minutes

Vegetarian Vegan Gluten-free

Ingredients

  • 80g pecans, roughly chopped
  • 330g pitted dates
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp ground ginger
  • 80g ground almonds, plus extra if needed
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • 80g flaked almonds

Method

  1. Using a food processor, blend the dates, vanilla extract and a couple of tablespoons of water until well combined.
  2. Add the ground almonds to the dates before adding the and spices and blitz until combined. (If the mixture is at all runny, you can add more ground almonds gradually, to firm it up)
  3. Stir the flaked almonds and pecans into the mixture.
  4. Empty onto a greased baking tray and press until flat and even. Chill in the fridge until set.
  5. Turn out onto a chopping board and cut into bite-sized pieces.

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