cashew cranberry carob squares

I just ran across these super healthy plant-based goodies and wanted to share them. These are sooo much healthier, and probably tastier, than Cliff Bars. Yum!

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These nut, fruit and carob squares without added sugar remind me of the cubes sold in bulk bins at many health food stores20131003_141805, Chunks of Energy.  They’re perfect for when you want something sweet with coffee or chai, or a glass of almond milk, without going into the cookie jar or raiding the chocolate stash.  Simple to make, too!  The formula upon which these are loosely based comes from Maria Makes Muffins, a clean eating (nonvegan) blog.  You could form them into balls and roll them in coconut, but I like to press the mixture into an 8 x 8 square pan, chill, and cut them.  If you like the extra tang, toss 1/4 cup more dried cranberries in as you mix it all together!!

Update:  I wanted to make these for something sweet to pack in lunches, but had no cashews in the house.  So I…

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Hey there. I’m Celeste, California girl, writer, psychotherapist and burgeoning plant-based foodie.
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11 Responses to cashew cranberry carob squares

  1. I love these kind of snacks! Cranberry and carob sounds like a fabulous flavour combination.

  2. Saskia (1=2) says:

    Yum. These look perfect for Christmas!

  3. Lorrie Wenzler says:

    Look so…yummy!

  4. Oh wow these look very tasty! 🙂

  5. If these are tastier than Cliff Bars, I am totally going to try them! I love a bit of cranberry & carob & cashews in a bar.

  6. Veggiewitch says:

    I have to make these! ♥

  7. Sophie33 says:

    Waw, I must mak these tasty beauties soon!!!! YummmM! I am a big carob lover! 😀

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