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Basic Energy Bars

Basic Energy Bars

Prep Time 45 mins
Course Snack
Servings 6


  • 1 cup almonds, chopped
  • 1 cup dried pitted dates
  • 1 1/4 cup quick oats
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter (or any nut butter of your choice)
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup


  • 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.