• Today Is National Molasses Bar Day! Posted on February 08, 2013

    Tagged as: Cooking Recipe Salt sliced smoked sweet

    Today Is National Molasses Bar Day! Try these Molasses Bacon protein bars!! Sweet, salty and packed full of nutritious, energy-giving foods.


    12 medjool dates, pitted and chopped
    2 cups sliced almonds
    6 rashers/slices smoked bacon
    2 tbsp bacon fat
    4 tbsps blackstrap molasses

    Grill or fry the bacon (reserving the precious bacon fat) until well-cooked. Let cool then chop into small pieces.
    Add the nuts, dates and molasses to a food processor. Blend until it forms a paste.

    Transfer to a mixing bowl, stir in the bacon bits and 2 tbsps of the bacon fat. The mixture should start to gel together.
    Press into a lined 8in x 8in tray or shallow dish. Freeze for an hour then remove and cut into slices.

    Keep in the fridge until needed.

    Photo & recipe courtesy of: http://thingsmybellylikes.com/2012/10/12/treacle-bacon-bars/

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