Paleo Raspberry Streusel Bars

Ingredients:
  • 2 cups almond flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 tablespoon water
Instructions:
  • Pulse ingredients together in a food processor until well mixed
  • Place mixture into an 8 x 8 inch pyrex baking dish and press down with fingers to flatten and spread evenly
  • Bake crust at 350 degrees for 12 minutes
Filling:
  • 1 cup of 100% fruit raspberry jam (check ingredients for added sugars, I used St Dalfour brand... it is clean)
Streusel Topping:
  • 1 4 cup coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup almond flour
  • 3 tablespoons Pear or Apple Butter (or sweetener of choice...coconut crystals, coconut nectar, honey)
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
Instructions:
  1. Pulse oil, almond flour, pear butter and salt together in food processor until creamy.
  2. Briefly pulse walnuts and coconut, so they are left coarse, not pulverized.
  3. Set streusel aside
  4. spread raspberry fruit spread over warm crust
  5. Sprinkle streusel topping over raspberry fruit spread
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes
  7. Cool for 10 minutes, then refrigerate for 2 hours to set up.
  8. Serve and enjoy!
Makes 16 bars
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