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Vegan Vanilla Espresso Date Energy Bars

These are a bit similar to the coffee bites, but these have vanilla. Plus, maybe you’re way more into rectangles than you all little balls. I mean, spheres? So last season, right? Then why did I include them in this list, you ask? Duh! Maybe you want to be vintage chic. Anyway, check out this easy to make recipe.
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 16
Calories 117 kcal

Equipment

  • Food Processor

Ingredients
  

  • 1 3/4 cups oats
  • 1 1/2 cups packed pitted dates
  • 1/4 cups coffee beans
  • 1 Tbsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 3/4 tsp. unrefined sea salt(optional for enhancing the flavor)
  • 1 Tbsp. pure maple syrup(optional for extra sweetness)

Instructions
 

  • Putall of your ingredients into a food processor or high-speed blender and mixuntil it becomes doughy.
  • Pressthe dough into a square baking pan lined with parchment or wax paper.
  • Letthem chill in the freezer for a couple of hours.
  • Cut into bars and enjoy. Be sure to store them either in the fridge, freezer, or an air-tightcontainer
Keyword Coffee, Dates, Oats