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Fruit and Nut Butter Bars

%CODE1%Ingredients Peanut butter (or any nut butter) Cocoa powder Dates (or any dried fruit)Directions Chop the dates then add them, along with the cocoa powder and peanut butter, to the blender. Blend until the mixture has formed a smooth...
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