Almond and Cherry Bars Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time15 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexJust EnjoyCuisine
CourseMethod
DishVegetarian
Main IngredientInterest Group,

Ingredients

 Almonds3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), blanched
 Candied cherries1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Coconut1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), toasted/flaked/shredded
 Butter/Margarine1 Tablespoon
 Honey1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
 Almond extract1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Sweet chocolate4 Ounce, melted

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1624 Calories from Fat 940

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 111 g170.2%

Saturated Fat 40.4 g202.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 32.3 mg

Sodium 39.1 mg1.6%

Total Carbohydrates 160 g53.4%

Dietary Fiber 21.2 g84.7%

Sugars 123.4 g

Protein 28 g56.1%

Vitamin A 7.5% Vitamin C 1.3%

Calcium 31.8% Iron 42.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

MAKING
1. In an electric mixer, place cherries and almonds. Grind till course.
2. Remove on to a bowl and add coconut. Mix well and keep aside.
3. In another bowl, combine butter, almond extract and honey and cream well.
4. Add ground mixture and mix well.
5. Transfer mixture on to wax paper and shape into rectangle.
6. Spread melted chocolate evenly on top and keep aside to set.
7. Once set, cut into bars, each 2 inch x 2 ½ inch.

SERVING
8. Serve immediately.
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