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Healthy White Chocolate Cranberry Bars

Yields1 Serving

Ingredients
 ½ cup runny almond butter
 1 cup almond flour
 1 egg (or flax egg)
 ¼ cup maple syrup
  cup dried cranberries + an additional 1/4 cup for topping (unsweetened preferably)
  cup white chocolate chipsI use Lily's Sweets
 zest of 1 orange
 1 tsp almond extract
 1 tsp vanilla extract
 1 tsp baking soda
 ½ tsp salt
Cream Cheese "Frosting"
 ½ cup vegan cream cheeseI use Kite Hill Foods
 1 tbsp maple syrup
1

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2

To a medium-sized bowl, add almond butter, maple syrup, egg or flax egg, vanilla extract, almond extract and orange zest. Stir well.

3

Add almond flour, baking soda and salt. Mix to combine completely.

4

Mix in white chocolate chips and cranberries.

5

Place batter in a parchment-lined 8x8 baking pan. Use fingers to press into one even layer.

6

Bake for 15 minutes, until edges are golden. Allow to cool on countertop.

7

To make the frosting, mix together cream cheese and maple syrup.

8

Pour frosting over the bars, and smooth to make an even layer. Sprinkle with additional dried cranberries.

9

Place in the fridge or freezer to set up slightly before cutting into 9 or 16 squares, depending on the size you want. Store in the fridge or freezer.

Enjoy!