Larabars are one of my favorite snacks, but the ones I like (Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip) are not Whole30 approved. I thought about making my own, subbing cashews for the peanuts and leaving out the chocolate chips. Then I found out there is already a Larabar for that – Cashew Cookie. I eagerly tried it, but can’t say I enjoyed it.
So after doing a little research and modifying a recipe from Gluten Free on a Shoestring, I came up with my own version – the perfect combination of salty, sweet, and satisfying. Just dates, cashews, coconut oil, and a sprinkle of pink Himalayan salt (see above pic).No baking, no cooking. Seriously, it doesn’t get much easier. And, it just happens to be one of the most delicious treats I’ve made – healthy or not.
Michelle Tam of Nom Nom Paleo also makes her on version called “Liar Bars,” which she sometimes shapes into balls and rolls in coconut. Sounds super yummy and I’ll have to give them a try!