Homemade Larabars


1/2 cup dried blueberries
1/2 cup dates
2/3 cup almonds
1/2 teaspoon finely grated zest
1 drop almond extract

Place blueberries, dates, and almond extract in a food proccessor and blend until it turns into a thick paste. Place nuts in food processor and pulse until finely chopped. Add nuts to the paste mixture and knead together with fingers until well mixed. (The mixture is very sticky, so just get ready!). Place onto cutting board or other flat surface and form into long rectangle. Score and then cut into individual bars. Store in airtight container.
*Another similar recipe.  Same directions, different ingredients. 1/2 cup dried cherries, 1/2 cup dates, 2/3 cup almonds, 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon.