Pecan & Date Tarts

Pecan and Date Tarts

~ Healthy Recipe ~

If you have a sweet tooth, and you like dates and pecans, then I guarantee this recipe won’t disappoint.  It’s easy to make, with minimal ingredients, and although it’s a treat, it’s still healthy too.

The majority of sweetness comes from the dates which is also balanced by their fibre and the healthy fats in the pecans and almonds.

Fun Fact - Pecans contain fibre, antioxidants, protein and more than 19 vitamins and minerals!

You’ll notice below that it can also be made into a slice.  This is another option, although I recommend the tarts as the caramel is quite gooey! (and helps with portion control too).

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Pecan and Date Slice

Pecan and Date Tarts

  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Setting time: 10 - 15 minutes
  • Serves: 6 - 8

Base Ingredients

  • ½ cup raw pecans
  • 1 cup almond meal
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 2 tablespoon rice malt syrup or 1 tablespoon honey

Method

  1. Blend pecans into a flour.  Add the rest of the ingredients and blend to combine.
  2. Evenly distribute mixture into bottom of container and press down.  Place in fridge

Top layer Ingredients

  • 1 cup pitted dates 
  • 4 tablespoon milk of choice
  • 2 teaspoon nut butter (peanut or almond)
  • ½ cup dry roasted or raw pecans to top

Method

  1. Blend dates until they turn into a paste.  Add the rest of the ingredients (except the 1/2 cup roasted/raw pecans) and blend until mixture starts to thicken.
  2. Evenly distribute onto the top of the base and arrange pecans on top.
  3. Place in freezer for approximately 10 – 15 minutes to set.

note: store in the freezer


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