Strawberry Dessert Bars

February 8, 2019 by Gwen Eager EnglishDesserts
Strawberry Dessert Bars

Serves: 12

Crust:

  • 1 cup gluten-free graham cracker pieces
  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 3 Tablespoons Garden of Life Extra Virgin Coconut Oil
  • 8 Medjool dates pitted
  • 1 Tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt

Filling:

  • 1 scoop Garden of Life Raw Meal Vanilla
  • 1½ cups cashews soaked in water for 20 minutes then rinsed
  • ½ cup Garden of Life Coconut Oil melted
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • ½ cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 cup sliced strawberries
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon natural red food dye (Optional)

Topping:

  • Strawberry sliced and fresh mint leaves

Directions:

  1. To make the crust, place all crust ingredients into a food processor using the “s” blade and process until crumbly.
  2. Press crust into 12 brownie pan cavities or a square brownie pan.
  3. To make the filling, place all filling ingredients into a high speed blender and blend until smooth.
  4. Pour batter over crust, then top with a strawberry slice and freeze for several hours.
  5. When serving, place a fresh mint on top of each square.
 

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