I have been playing around in the kitchen again, and this time I came up with a peanut butter "Larabar". I can foresee myself playing around with a whole bunch of other flavors!! It is really super easy to make, and only very very few ingredients. I made some oatmeal raisin "Larabars" here and I had used raisins instead of dates, and let me just say that I think I will be buying dates in bulk from now on. I am not too terribly fond of my food being too sweet, and the raisins had made it a little too sweet for me. The dates provided a very nice balance of sweetness that I really enjoyed.
So how did I make them?
- 1 cup pitted dates
- 1/2 cup unsalted peanuts
- 1/2 cup peanut butter (I used creamy but you can use chunky if you'd like)
Take it out and shape it into the shape you want. This recipe made 7 rectangle bars.
Keep in the fridge or freeze, although it keeps outside of the fridge too. And enjoy!