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Here's another super easy snack to make. If you like chai, you'll love these bars. You can certainly increase the spices if you like, but these actually have a pretty good flavor. They are chewy and all you need is a processor and refrigerator.

CHEWY CHAI BARS

(Makes a 7x7 pan)

1/2 cup raw cashews

1 cup dates, pitted (we used Medjool)

1/4 cup dried cranberries (ours is sweetened with apple juice)

Process all ingredients in your food processor until mixture starts coming together. Next add in:

1/4t sea salt

1/2t cinnamon

1/4t ground ginger

1/8t nutmeg

pinch ground cloves

pinch cardamon powder

3/4t vanilla

1/4 lemon juiced

2T raw cashew butter

Mix all ingredients in your processor until well mixed and the dough forms into a ball. You can transfer to a mixing bowl and add in:

1/2 cup chopped pecans

Or you can do like we did in the video and spread your dough in the pan and press the pecans on top. It actually made for a really nice crunchy bar. It was just easier than mixing in the pecans. The first time I made these, I was able to mix them in but it took a bit of time to do. Either way, these bars are really good!