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Raw Cacao Bars (sweets for the teeth)

Posted by on Dec. 11, 2012 at 8:04 PM
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Raw Cacao Bars w/ Almonds and Currants

Posted by on Sep 16, 2012


Got a sweet tooth? Try this recipe out for a chocolate fix. Its so fast and easy a child could make it. Reminds me of a goober. Blend all ingredients then keep refrigerated until served.

INGREDIENTS
½ cup coconut oil liquified
½ cup cacao powder
⅓ to ½ cup agave
1 tsp vanilla extract
pinch of salt
½ cup crushed almonds, coconut and/or raisins

Instructions: 
Combine all ingredients in a blender.
Remove liquid from blender and stir in nuts or coconut or raisins
Spread in the bottom of a small baking pan or cookie sheet.
Freeze for 10 – 15 minutes

by on Dec. 11, 2012 at 8:04 PM
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musicpisces
by on Dec. 11, 2012 at 11:24 PM
Sounds delectable! I'll have to figure out a sub for the agave- the stuff is even more processed than sugar, and I don't care forthe taste. Maybe maple syrup?
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chrisnjoesmom
by on Dec. 11, 2012 at 11:29 PM

Yeah I hear that agave is total junk so I would have to use something else for that.  Do you know the nutritional info for these?  They look delicious.

reneawesley
by on Dec. 12, 2012 at 12:32 AM

Sound good

mypbandj
by Jen on Dec. 12, 2012 at 12:34 AM
Once I bought some cacao chips to add to a recipe and I was eating them out of the bag. I got so sick (ate too many!) and now I am afraid to taste them again. LOL
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mp3mom
by on Dec. 12, 2012 at 1:51 AM

OMGosh... I want some NOW! LOL!

Alyson121
by Alyson on Dec. 12, 2012 at 2:22 AM

Yeah i'm going to sub in some maple syrup too when i make them

Quoting musicpisces:

Sounds delectable! I'll have to figure out a sub for the agave- the stuff is even more processed than sugar, and I don't care forthe taste. Maybe maple syrup?


Alyson121
by Alyson on Dec. 12, 2012 at 2:24 AM

No i don't.  You could probably look up each of the ingredients and kinda put together some nutritional info.

Quoting chrisnjoesmom:

Yeah I hear that agave is total junk so I would have to use something else for that.  Do you know the nutritional info for these?  They look delicious.


Alyson121
by Alyson on Dec. 12, 2012 at 2:25 AM

aawwww . . . . I could never eat raw cacao chips because they were always too hard, like little rocks.

Quoting mypbandj:

Once I bought some cacao chips to add to a recipe and I was eating them out of the bag. I got so sick (ate too many!) and now I am afraid to taste them again. LOL


Alyson121
by Alyson on Dec. 12, 2012 at 2:26 AM
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I know right?  I was tempted to make some today but was  feeling lazy.

Quoting mp3mom:

OMGosh... I want some NOW! LOL!


musicpisces
by on Dec. 12, 2012 at 3:52 AM

I entered the recipe in on MFP, and the whole recipe is about 1800 calories (using 1/3 cup maple syrup).  I don't know how many servings it is, but I am SO making this tomorrow, so I might know better soon!

Quoting chrisnjoesmom:

Yeah I hear that agave is total junk so I would have to use something else for that.  Do you know the nutritional info for these?  They look delicious.


Suzanne

"Don't sacrifice what you want most for what you want right now."

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