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Corn Flake Energy Bars

Corn Flake Energy Bars

servings: 12 | calories: 163 | cooking time: 0 min | weight: 37 gr / oz
Category: dairy-free, high-energy, snacks, vegan, vegetarian

nutrition info:

calories: 163, protein: 1.9 g, carbs: 22.5 g, fat: 8.1 g, sugars: 14.5 g, sodium: 57 mg

you'll need:

1 cup pitted dried dates
3 cups cornflake cereal, slightly crushed
1/2 cup shelled sunflower seeds, unsalted
1/4 cup canola oil
1 bar dark chocolate (70% cacao) (about 100g/3.5oz), broken into chunks

at home:

Line a 25 x 20 cm (8 x 10 inch) baking dish with parchment paper.
Pulse dates in a food processor until you get a sticky paste.
Transfer date paste to a large bowl.
Add corn flakes, sunflower seeds, and canola oil; stir until well combined.
Press corn flake mixture into prepared baking dish.
Melt chocolate and pour over, spreading evenly.
Cool to room temperature; then refrigerate about 2 hours, or until firm.
Remove slab from baking dish, cut into 12 bars.
Wrap each bar in waxed paper or aluminum foil.
Store bars in an airtight container in the fridge for up to one month, until you are ready to put them in a your backpack.

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