Gluten Free Fruit & Nut Blondies

Dairy Free Gluten-Free Vegan Vegetarian

Calories: 623 Proteins: 8 Carbs: 61 Fats:43 Serves:6

Ingredients

1/2 Cup rolled oats, ground into flour

1/3 Cup BBF Organic Coconut Flour

1/3 Cup spelt flour

1/2 Cup coconut flakes

1/2 tsp aluminum-free baking powder

1/4 tsp salt

1/4 Cup + 2 Tbsp BBF Virgin Organic Coconut Oil

1/4 Cup BBF Organic Agave

1/4 Cup dried cherries

1/2 Cup apple sauce

1 1/4 tsp Vanilla

3/4 Cup chopped pecans, divided in half

for greasing BBF Virgin Organic Coconut Oil

Directions

1. Heat oven to 350 °F. Line bottom and sides of 8 x 8-inch pan with aluminum foil and grease with extra coconut oil. Leave a 2-inch overhang of foil around at least two sides of the pan.

2. Wisk together the flours, coconut flakes, baking powder, and salt in a small bowl. Set aside.

3. Place coconut oil, agave and cherries into a small saucepan over low heat and melt coconut oil, stirring constantly. Pour into large bowl. Add applesauce, vanilla, and dry ingredients; mix well. Fold in half of the chopped almonds. Batter will be very stiff.’

4. Pour batter into prepared pan and spread evenly with a spatula. Top with remaining almonds. Bake until a wooden toothpick inserted in center comes out with a few crumbs, but not wet. 18-20 minutes.

5. Cool in pan on wire rack 15 minutes. Lift out foil and cool completely on rack. Remove foil and cut into squares.