Just one handful of almonds* provides 60% of the daily recommended amount of the beautifying vitamin E, so to celebrate, here is a yummy scrummy snack containing nature's beauty secret- almonds. 

Almond Rocky Roads

Almond Rocky Roads

Ingredients:

2 cups (280g) whole almonds

2 cups Medjool dates

3/4 cup almond butter

3/4 cup coconut oil

1 cup cacao powder

1 cup sultanas

6 oatcakes (dry oat biscuits)

Preparation:

  1. Remove the pits from the dates and add them to a saucepan with 1/4 cup of water, bring to the boil and reduce to a simmer for 3-5 minutes until the dates are soft.
  2. Drain the water and add the dates into the blender.
  3. Melt the coconut oil and add it to the blender with the almond butter and cacao.
  4. Blend up until a smooth mixture.
  5. Pour out of the blender into a mixing bowl and let it cool.
  6. Add the whole almonds and sultanas to the bowl and stir into the chocolate mix.
  7. Break up the oatcakes into thumbnail-sized pieces and add to the mixing bowl.
  8. Give the mix a really good stir, and pour into a brownie tin.
  9. Place in the freezer for 60 minutes until completely hard and crunchy, and store in the fridge.
  10. Slice, serve and enjoy!

Recipe courtesy of The Almond Board of California and Naturally Sassy.


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