Nutty Raisin Energy Bars
- Yield: 10 servings
- Prep: 10 mins
- Cook: 60 mins
- 2cups raisins
- 1cup chopped walnuts
- 1cup slivered almonds
- 2teaspoons almond extract
- 1teaspoon cinnamon
- Preheat oven to 200F. Combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor, pulsing on and off until raisins and nuts are finely chopped (don’t puree or mixture will be too sticky).
- Press firmly into a 10 X 4-inch rectangle on a parchment lined baking sheet and cut into ten 1-inch wide bars.
- Separate to allow air to circulate and bake for 1 hour; let cool and wrap individually.
Variation: Add 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder and 1 ½ tablespoons honey.
Recipe courtesy of the California Raisin Marketing Board