Thursday's Meal: Figgy Almond Treats

Jennifer Vitera with Whole Foods shares a recipe for some bite sized treats that a perfect for the holiday weekend and for a snack for the kiddos. They're also dairy and gluten free and low in sodium and fat and vegan friendly.

The recipe is as follows:

Ingredients

-1/2 cup slivered almonds, toasted and divided

-1 cup dried figs, stems removed

-1/2 cup pitted dates

-1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract

-1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

-1 teaspoon grated orange zest

Method

-Place almonds in a food processor and finely grind; set aside.

-Add figs, dates, vanilla, cinnamon and orange zest. Pulse until dried fruit breaks down and mixture is sticky.

-Add two tablespoons of the ground almonds and pulse until incorporated.

-Transfer mixture to a bowl.

 

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