gluten free almond raspberry bars

Holiday Gluten-Free Raspberry, Almond, Coconut Bars!

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When Holistic Healing News publisher Trina Becksted was asked about her favorite holiday gluten- free treat she couldn’t come up with enough good things to say about these gluten-free raspberry, almond and coconut bars that she found on the Gluten Free Goddess blog.

 Try them for a nutrient dense holiday treat!

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Ingredients:

1 cup ground hazelnut and almond flour

½ cup sorghum

¼ cup coconut flour

1 cup light brown sugar, lightly packed

1 teaspoon xanthan gum

½ teaspoon fine sea salt

¼ teaspoon baking powder

1/8 teaspoon baking powder

1/8 teaspoon nutmeg

¾ cup Spectrum Organic Shortening or Earth Balance stick, or coconut oil

1 teaspoon bourbon vanilla

Topping Ingredients:

14 oz. really good raspberry jam or preserves

For the crumble topping:

½ cup sorghum or brown rice flour

½ cup light brown sugar

½ teaspoon bourbon vanilla

5 tablespoons Spectrum Organic Shortening or Earth Balance stick

For the coconut-almond topping:

1 cup sweetened flake coconut

2/3 cup sliced almonds

4 tablespoons vegan buttery spread

½ teaspoon bourbon vanilla extract

For baking instructions please visit

http://glutenfreegoddess.blogspot.com/2010/12/raspberry-coconut-almond-cookie-bars.html

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