Carrot Cake Granola Bars
2 cups of old fashioned oats
1/4 cup flaxseed meal
1/4 cup raw almonds, chopped
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 cup date paste
1/2 cup grated carrots
1/4 cup coconut oil
1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
1/2 cup unsweetened sunbutter
2 tbsp. 100% pure maple syrup or raw organic honey
1 tsp. vanilla
1/4 cup organic raisins
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Pour 1/2 cup hot water over dates and allow to sit for a few hours or heat in the microwave in water until softened.
Drain the dates then mash with a potato masher or pulse in the food processor.
In a large bowl, mix together all ingredients until a wet sticky mixture forms.
Line a 8x8 pan with foil then press the granola mixture into the pan.
Bake for 20-25 minutes then allow to cool before cutting and storing them in the fridge until ready to enjoy.