- 330g pitted dates
Dates are one of the oldest cultivated fruits - it's thought that they were a staple part of…
- 2 tsp vanilla extract
- 80g ground almonds, plus extra if needed
- ½ tsp cinnamon
A fragrant spice which comes from the inner bark of a tropical tree. When dried, it curls into…
- ½ tsp ground ginger
- 80g flaked almonds
- 80g pecans, roughly chopped
Related to the walnut, pecans are native to America, and grow enclosed in a glossy, browny-red…
Blend the dates and vanilla extract using a food processor or stick blender with 2 tbsp water. Add the ground almonds and spices and pulse until combined. You may need to add extra ground almonds, 1 tsp at a time, to firm them up.
Fold through the flaked almonds and pecans. Empty onto a greased baking tray and press until flat and even. Chill in the fridge until set.
Turn out onto a chopping board and cut into bite-sized pieces.