Chocolate Chip Walnut Energy Bars

Jill Romero-Aleshire | Chocolate Chip Walnut Energy Bars
  • Yield: 9 pieces
  • Prep: 5-10 minutes


2cups raw almonds
1/2cup rolled oats
1/2cup chopped dates
1/4cup chopped walnuts
2tablespoons honey
1tablespoon water
1tablespoon roasted flax seeds


  1. In a food processor process almonds and oats for a couple minutes so that it becomes fine crumbs.
  2. Add oats and almonds to a bowl. Add dates, walnuts and honey. Combine until crumbly with a fork. Add water. Using your fingers, combine until mixture holds together. Press firmly into a parchment lined loaf pan.  Sprinkle on flax seeds, then press into the bars with your hands.  Refrigerate for 30 minutes, then cut into 9 squares and serve. Store remaining bars in a Tupperware in the fridge or cooler.


Recipe courtesy of Jill Romero-Aleshire, curator of Healthy Kiddo Snacks, is a website all about natural, healthy snacks. Recipes, nutritional information and and eating tips are provided. Romero-Aleshire, is an academic researcher with a Master's in Physiology and has a penchant for good snacks.