Coconut Joy Bars

Coconut Joy Bars

Indulge in your snack attack—guilt free. With homemade Coconut Joy Bars, skip the preservatives in store-bought bars and prep ahead using the Tupperware® SnackBar Maker (available March 11 – April 14, 2017 only).

Coconut Joy Bars SnackBar Maker

Coconut Joy Bars

Yield: 4

Serving Size: 1 bar

Coconut Joy Bars

Ingredients

  • 1 cup pitted dates
  • water
  • 1 cup quick cook oats*
  • ¾ cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • ½ cup chopped toasted almonds
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 2 tbsp. coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 2 tbsp. honey
  • 1/4 cup almond butter
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips, melted

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, add dates, cover with hot water and soak 10 minutes. Drain water, transfer to Power Chef® System. Pull cord until finely minced.
  2. Transfer dates to a medium bowl; add oats, coconut, almonds, and salt. Using hands, knead mixture until oats are moist and dates are well distributed.
  3. In the 2-cup/500 mL Micro Pitcher, add coconut oil, butter, honey and almond butter. Microwave on high power 25 seconds or until melted; stir until well combined and smooth. Pour over oat mixture. Using hands, knead ingredients together until moist and sticky.
  4. 4. Fill the Tupperware® SnackBar plunger with the oat mixture, about ½ cup; transfer to one compartment of the SnackBar Maker. Using the plunger, firmly press mixture to form a bar. Repeat with remaining oat mixture, dividing any extra evenly between the four compartments and firmly pressing with plunger. Place seal on SnackBar Maker, refrigerate 1 hour or until bars are set.
  5. Drizzle set bars with melted chocolate; let stand until chocolate has set, about 15 minutes.
  6. Refrigerate, covered, up to 7 days.

Notes

*Do not substitute old fashioned oats for quick cook oats.

• 1 cup pitted dates
• water
• 1 cup quick cook oats*
• ¾ cup unsweetened shredded coconut
• ½ cup chopped toasted almonds
• 1/4 tsp. salt
• 2 tbsp. coconut oil
• 1 tbsp. unsalted butter
• 2 tbsp. honey
• 1/4 cup almond butter
• 1/4 cup chocolate chips, meltedDirections:
1. In a small bowl, add dates, cover with hot water and soak 10 minutes. Drain water, transfer to Power Chef® System. Pull cord until finely minced.
2. Transfer dates to a medium bowl; add oats, coconut, almonds, and salt. Using hands, knead mixture until oats are moist and dates are well distributed.
3. In the 2-cup/500 mL Micro Pitcher, add coconut oil, butter, honey and almond butter. Microwave on high power 25 seconds or until melted; stir until well combined and smooth. Pour over oat mixture. Using hands, knead ingredients together until moist and sticky.
4. Fill the Tupperware® SnackBar plunger with the oat mixture, about ½ cup; transfer to one compartment of the SnackBar Maker. Using the plunger, firmly press mixture to form a bar. Repeat with remaining oat mixture, dividing any extra evenly between the four compartments and firmly pressing with plunger. Place seal on SnackBar Maker, refrigerate 1 hour or until bars are set.
5. Drizzle set bars with melted chocolate; let stand until chocolate has set, about 15 minutes.
6. Refrigerate, covered, up to 7 days.
*Do not substitute old fashioned oats for quick cook oats.