June 4, 2019
by Hy-Vee Dietitian

3-Ingredient Sweet Cherry Bars

Did you know? Cherries are packed with antioxidants called anthocyanins, which may help in the reduction of heart disease and cancer. 3-Ingredient Sweet Cherry Bars  

They’re also a good source of Vitamin C that helps boost your immune system when you’re sick. Try our easy-to-make Sweet Cherry Bars for a healthy snack with three different combos to fuel your body!

All you need:

Combo 1:

  • 1/2 cup dried sweet cherries
  • 1/4 cup pistachios
  • 1 tbsp unsweetened coconut flakes

 Combo 2:

  • 1/2 cup dried sweet cherries
  • 1/4 cup peanuts
  • 1 tbsp hemp hearts

 Combo 3:

  • 1/2 cup dried sweet cherries
  • 1/4 cup almonds
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds

 All you do:

  1. Add one half cup of dried sweet cherries to a bowl with water and soak for 20 to 30 minutes.
  2. Drain cherries and transfer to a food processor with remaining two combo ingredients. Pulse until batter is crumbly and form into bars with your hands. Place in the refrigerator for at least 20 minutes to harden.
  3. Repeat with remaining combos.

Serves: 6

Prep time: 1 hour

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