SERVES 12 bars
PREP TIME 15 minutes
COOK TIME 15 minutes
3 tablespoons macadamia oil
1/2 cup almond butter
1/3 cup honey
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 cups rolled oats
1/3 cup almond flour
1/4 cup macadamias, halved
3/4 cup cranberries
1 lemon, juiced
1 cup dark chocolate pieces
-Preheat oven to 180 degrees. Line an 8x8 baking pan with parchment paper, leaving a slight overhang for easier removal. Set aside.
-Over medium heat, place cranberries, honey and lemon into a saucepan and cook for 3-5 minutes or until all juice has been absorbed.
- In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the macadamia oil, almond butter, macadamias and vanilla essence, combine until smooth. Fold in oats and flour, combine until a sticky dough has formed. Fold in the cranberries.
- Transfer the mixture into the lined baking pan—Press mixture down very firmly and flattening with a spoon.
- Bake in preheated oven for 15-18 minutes or until the bars are golden brown. Remove from oven and allow to cool. Slice into even bars and dip the base in dark chocolate and drizzle on top.