chocolate chip cookie dough larabars {healthy!}

Hey there! I hope everyone is having a restful week after the hustle and bustle of the holidays.  I just came back from a great Mother-Daughter trip near San Clemente and I’m feeling ready to tackle the last few to-do’s before I submit my first grad school application. Yikes!

In other news, these homemade larabars taste uh-mazing.  Please make this healthy treat!

Ingredients:
Courtesy of Mama Pea

1 cup raw almonds
2/3 cup pitted dates
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1/8 cup organic chocolate chips

Grind the almonds in a blender or food processor. Once ground, remove and set aside.

Add dates, vanilla, and salt until finely chopped. Add almonds and chocolate chips and pulse until a dough starts to form.

Place the mixture onto plastic wrap and flatten into bars. Refrigerate for about an hour and then eat! Actually tastes like cookie dough, but healthy! Yay!

Enjoy!

-K

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