Sticky Almond Blondies

Almond Blondie (1)

With good-for-you ingredients like dates and chia seeds, you can feel good feeding these to your kids for snack or dessert!

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup pitted dates
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoons fresh-squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 and 1/2 cups almond meal
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 3 tablespoons nondairy chocolate chips
  1. Place the dates, chia, maple syrup, lemon juice, and vanilla in a stand mixer. Beat at full speed until the dates are fully pulverized.
  2. Add the baking soda, nutmeg, almond meal, and sugar; process at low speed until just combined.
  3. Transfer the mixture to a 9×9-inch baking pan coated with cooking spray, patting into an even layer. Top with the chocolate chips, pressing them into the batter slightly.
  4. Bake at 325 degrees F for 20 minutes. Let cool completely before cutting into squares.

Almond Blondie (2)