Oats bring a pleasant chewiness and an old-fashioned goodness to these nutrient-dense bars. Pureed dates lend just enough sweetness to this convenient breakfast or snack. Nuts, ground flax, and dried fruits add antioxidants, vitamins, good fats, and flavor.
Try one of our shaped icebox-cookie variations:
Almond-Cherry CoinsApricot-Pistachio TrianglesAlmond and Candied Orange Zest BarsWhite Chocolate, Hazelnut, and Cherry TrianglesCranberry-Orange CoinsChocolate, Walnut, and Cranberry CoinsCandied-Fruit SquaresAlmond and Ginger Bars
Alex Porter, chef at Norma's at Le Parker Meridien Hotel, concocted an incredible Chocolate Banana Waffle Napoleon. In his recipe, bananas are sauteed and layered onto waffles; the whole creation is then topped with chocolate and these candied nuts.