Hempseed Apricot Chews

Hempseed Apricot Chews

Serves 24

Hempseeds are a great source of omega-3 fatty acids. Sweet, nutty, chewy and dense, this snack satisfies that afternoon craving for sweets. Store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.

Ingredients: 
  • 3 cups (about 1 pound) dried apricots, roughly chopped
  • 1 cup chopped pitted dates
  • 1 cup shelled hempseeds
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon gluten-free vanilla extract
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Method: 

Line an (8-x-8-inch) pan with parchment paper and set it aside.

Pulse all ingredients in a food processor until mixture forms a chunky paste. Transfer to prepared pan and press with a spatula to create an even thickness. Cover and chill until firm, 1 to 2 hours, and then cut into squares for serving.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:Serving size: 1 chew, 100 calories (25 from fat), 2.5g total fat, 0g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 15mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (2g dietary fiber, 13g sugar), 3g protein
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