No-Bake Almond Butter & Chocolate Oatmeal Bars

Coconut oil is rich in lauric acid, 
a medium-chain fatty acid that is converted to monolaurin in the body. Monolaurin is a compound that exhibits antiviral, antimicrobial and antifungal properties.
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Love almond butter? Don't miss this cookie recipe!

  • 8Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup creamy unsalted almond butter
  • 1/2 cup raw honey
  • 1/2 cup virgin coconut oil
  • 2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 3 tbsp slivered unsalted almonds
  • 3 tbsp dried unsweetened chopped cherries
  • 1 1/4 tsp pure almond or vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cups 70% dark chocolate chips

Preparation

  1. Line an 8 x 8-inch baking dish with parchment paper; set aside.
  2. In a medium saucepan on low, combine creamy unsalted almond butter,raw honey and virgin coconut oil; heat until melted, stirring frequently.
  3. Remove from heat; add old-fashioned rolled oats, unsweetened coconut flakes, slivered unsalted almonds,dried unsweetened chopped cherries and pure almond or vanilla extract. Stir in dark chocolate chips; transfer to prepared dish and refrigerate until bars are set, about 4 hours.
  4. Use parchment to lift bars out of dish and cut into 8 bars. Refrigerate in an airtight container until ready to serve.