Try these sweet fruit bars for a nutritious treat!

Prep and Cook Time: 10 min prep; 1 hr refrigeration
Makes 8 bars

Ingredients:
• 1 cup chopped dried apricots
• 1/2 cup cream honey
• 1/2 cup almond butter
• 1-1/2 tsp almond extract
• 1/2 cup cinnamon granola
• 1/2 cup chopped almonds

Directions:
1. In a mixing bowl, blend honey, almond butter and almond extract with a spoon.
2. Mix together almond butter mixture, granola, almonds, and apricots. You can start mixing with a spoon, but it will require kneading with your hands to fully combine the ingredients.
3. Press into a loaf pan with slightly damp hands. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
4. Slice into 1-inch bars.

Author's Bio: 

This recipe is from the http://www.whfoods.org website, a very popular website which comes up #1 on a "Google" search for "healthiest foods" and "healthiest recipes." The website provides unbiased information with no commercial interests by the not-for-profit George Mateljan Foundation. George Mateljan is the founder of Health Valley Foods and author of six best-selling books on the Healthiest Way of Eating.