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Chocolate Covered Fig Bars (Paleo, Vegan)

  • Author: Katie
  • Prep Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Yield: 16 bars 1x

Description

These healthy fig bars have a dried fig and hazelnut filling that's coated in dark chocolate.  They're Paleo, Vegan and no bake!


Ingredients

Scale

Fig Bars

  • 3/4 cup hazelnuts (95g)
  • 1/3 cup raw pumpkin seeds (55g)
  • 1 cup chopped dried Turkish figs (150g)*
  • 1 Tbsp coconut oil (room temp)
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 Tbsp water

Chocolate Coating


Instructions

  1. Line an 8" x 8" baking pan with foil, set aside.
  2. Combine all fig bar ingredients, except water, in food processor.  Blend, for 1 minute.
  3. Add water, then blend until dough starts to clump.
  4. Firmly press dough into the lined pan, then place bars in freezer for at least one hour to set.
  5. Remove bars from freezer and cut into 16 even pieces.
  6. Make the topping.  In a small sauce pan, melt chocolate and coconut oil.  Turn the heat to low, stirring frequently until the chocolate is fully melted.
  7. Once chocolate is fully melted, remove from heat.  Dip fig bars in melted chocolate and set on a sheet of parchment paper to dry.
  8. Drizzle excess chocolate over the bars and top with flaked sea salt (optional).
  9. Store in fridge or freezer.

Notes

*Any variety of dried figs will work.  Be sure to remove stems before processing.

Keywords: fig bars, chocolate covered fig bars, turkish figs, no bake desserts, vegan candy bars, paleo dessert, egg free