Fruit and Nut Squares

I love recipes like this where you can easily change ingredients according to personal preferences or what you may have on hand. Gluten-Free and Vegan.

Fruit and Nut Squares
Raspberry and Sliced Almond Squares

Fruit and Nut Squares
Serves: 9 Squares
 
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoons ground flax seeds
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 2½ cups almonds
  • ¼ cup *liquid sweetener
  • ¼ cup coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup preserves or jam
  • 1 cup fruit
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • ½ cup chopped nuts
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease an 8 x 8 inch pan.
  2. Mix ground flax seeds with the water and set aside.
  3. Mix preserves or jam, fruit, and chia seeds and set aside.
  4. Process almonds in a food processor until they are slightly coarser than almond flour. Add sweetener, coconut oil, vanilla, salt, flax mix, and process until combined.
  5. Spread evenly in pan and bake for about 22 minutes or until golden brown
  6. Remove from oven and spread fruit and chia mixture on top and sprinkle with chopped nuts.
  7. Return to oven and bake for 15 minutes.
  8. Remove from oven and place on a rack to cool before cutting in to squares.
  9. Serve warm or cold. Refrigerate if there are any leftovers.


*Liquid Sweeteners

Agave Nectar, Maple Syrup, or Brown Rice Syrup

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