These 10-minute date energy bars are super easy to make. Just throw everything in a food processor and blend! They taste delicious even with no added sugar, and they’re packed with healthy ingredients to give you an energy boost.
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I love that these energy bars can not only be made in 10 minutes, but are also super easy to clean up and don’t require getting your hands all sticky with peanut butter. (Peanut butter energy balls are one of our go-tos, but it’s always so messy and they take much longer to make!)
These date bars are so easy to make and taste delicious. You may want to hide them though, or they’ll be gone in minutes! They’re that good!
What’s in date energy bars?
I love that this recipe is super customizable. It can easily be changed to use whatever dried fruits, nuts and seeds you have in your kitchen. Just make sure there is an adequate amount of dried fruit so that the bars actually stick together.
Here’s what’s in theses 10-minute date energy bars:
- Chia seeds
- Sunflower seeds
Other ingredient ideas for energy bars
Here are some ideas for other ingredients you could add to your energy bars.
- Dried apples
- Dried bananas
- Pumpkin seeds
- Flax seed
- 1 cup dates
- 1/2 cup apricots
- 1/2 cup sunflower seeds
- 1/2 cup walnuts
- 2 Tablespoons chia seeds
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- Add all ingredients to a food processor and pulse
- Line a 9" x 9" pan with parchment paper
- Press mixture into pan to form into a square
- Lift parchment paper out of pan to cut energy bars
- Store in a plastic container in the refrigerator (use strips of parchment paper between the layers to prevent sticking to each other)