A while back I did a Larabar tasting with my kids, and after looking at the ingredients Tazer said, "Hey, we could make these!" So for his first attempt, he tried a cashew/date mix cashew bar - with great results! This time he tried peanut butter chocolate - again very simple ingredients - 1/3 c. dates (whole), 1/2 c. peanuts and 1/4 bittersweet chocolate chips and easy to make. Using our hand blender (I'm thinking a mini food prep may be a good thing to put on my Christmas list), he chopped the dates, then the peanuts and finally the chocolate. Next he formed them into little balls with his hands and then we tasted...
Here's what we thought:
Tazer (10) - I love them! Nutty, sweet and all blends together nicely!
Gaigai (9) - First flavor - chocolate, taste peanutty, smells like peanut butter; delicious; not too sweet; has lots of little chunks of nuts, squishy
Munchkin (4) - I taste chocolate and peanuts. Epic!
No tasting for Little A Bomb - holding off on peanuts for a little while longer...
I broke my "no chocolate except Saturdays" rule - just to have a little taste:) (doesn't count, right?). Great chocolate and peanut taste - and not too sweet - you can adjust the sweetness by adding more or less dates.
I love these bars - so simple, quick and economical!
Hope everyone had a great weekend!
Did you do anything exciting?