Strawberry Macadamia Coconut Date Bars
makes an 8" square pan of 16-20 bars
spray baking pan lightly with a non stick baking spray
16 ounces strawberries, sliced
9 ounces whole dates, pit dates
1/3 cup macadamia nuts, chopped, plus extra for sprinkling on top
2 tablespoons unsweetened coconut flakes, plus extra for sprinkling on top
1/8 teaspoon sea salt
2 teaspoons honey, for drizzling
Place the dates, macadamia nuts, coconut flakes and salt in food processor, process until mixture is blended and sticks together.
Press the date mixture into an 8" square non stick pan, making an even layer.
Evenly distribute the strawberry slices on top and firmly press into date mixture layer.
Drizzle with honey, sprinkle with coconut and chopped macadamia nuts.
Place the pan in the fridge for 20 minutes to firm up before slicing.
Carefully slice into bars, they will be rustic looking, the first one I cut fell apart and then the rest came out nicely. These bars are best served right away.
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