Add the almonds to a Thermomix® bowl or food processor and chop, then set aside.
Add the dates and chop on speed 7 on the Thermomix®, or in a food processor.
Add the peanut butter and heat to 85 degrees C (or add the dates and peanut butter to a pot and heat over medium heat while stirring until the peanut butter is melted).
Add the oats, maple syrup, and any mix-ins and mix well.
Press into an 8x8-inch parchment paper-lined pan, then chill for 30 minutes in the refrigerator before cutting into 6 bars.
Store in the refrigerator or freezer in air tight container.