Saturday, December 19, 2009


1 cup dates
1 1/2 cups chocolate chips (semi-sweet)
1 cup almond (or another nut butter)
1/2 cup maple syrup

1. Melt chocolate chips in a pot or in a glass bowl in the microwave on medium heat. Stir in dates and allow them to sit and soften for 5-10 minutes.
2. Meanwhile puree the nut butter and maple syrup in a food processor.
3. Add melted chocolate and dates and puree again.
4. Pour and press into a 9" or 8" square pan and press walnuts into the top.
5. Cool in the fridge and then slice into small pieces.

(adapted from Silver Hills cookbook)