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Vegan Apricot Cherry Energy Bars | Hello Glow
5 from 2 votes

Coconut Chia Energy Bar

A quick and easy energy bar made with protein-packed nuts and chia seeds along with sweet dried fruit and coconut.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Breakfast, Snack
Keyword: vegan
Yield: 16
Author: Lindsey Johnson
Cost: $15


  • Food processor
  • Parchment paper


  • 1 cup pitted dates
  • 1 cup cashews or another nut
  • 1/2 cup dried apricot halves
  • 1/2 cup dried cherries
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 2 Tablespoons chia seeds


  • Place all of the ingredients into the bowl of a food processor fitted with the chopping blad. Pulse until finely chopped. The mixture should hold together nicely.
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  • Turn out onto a piece of parchment or plastic wrap and form into an 8- by 8-inch square. Chill until firm enough to cut into bars.
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The nuts, seeds, and dried fruit can be substituted with any variety.If the mixture is too dry and won't stick together, add a little coconut oil or a few extra dates, or a few teaspoons of nut butter.