No-Bake Coconut & Pecan Bars

  • 1 cup dried apricots
  • 3 cups pecans; 2 cups whole, 1 cup chopped
  • 2 teaspoons liquid coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter
  • 3/4 cup liquid coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 8 ounces dark chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup coconut flakes
These no-bake bars are super easy, delicious, and healthy.
  1. Soak dried apricots in hot water for 45 minutes to soften them.
  2. In a food processor or blender, add 3/4 cup soaked dried apricots, 1 cup of pecans, 1 teaspoon of the liquid coconut oil and salt. Blend until it turns into a chunky dough-like consistency.
  3. Grease and line a pan (circle or square) with parchment paper, and press the mixture into the bottom in an even layer.
  4. Add the peanut butter, 1/4 cup apricots, nutmeg, cinnamon, 1 cup pecans, maple syrup, honey, and 3/4 cup liquid coconut oil into the cleaned food processor or blender and blend until smooth. Evenly spread mixture over the first layer in the pan. Place in the freezer.
  5. In a heat-resistant bowl, melt the chocolate chips with one teaspoon of coconut oil. When glossy, mix in 1 cup of roughly chopped pecans.
  6. Remove crust from the freezer and cover with pecan chocolate and coconut flakes. Then refrigerate for 3 hours, top with chocolate sauce, serve and enjoy!