These will get you through the last series, especially if you give a couple to the judges;-) These yummy bars are free of nuts, gluten and dairy free.


  • Kizzys Bars1 cup chopped, pitted dates
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup hulled, pumpkin seeds, roasted (pepitas)
  • 1 cup hulled, roasted sun flower seeds – unsalted
  • 1/2 cup dried apricots
  • 1/4 cup toasted sesame seeds
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 3/4 dark brown sugar – packed
  • 2 tablespoons Yellow Dog Sweet Shake
  • 1/4 cup oat flour
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon Real Salt
  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2. Line and 8″ square pan with parchment paper
  3. Combine dates with water in a sauce pan and simmer for 4 minutes or until tender (drain and reserve)
  4. Combine oats, pumpkin, sunflower, and sesame seeds, apricots, coconut, brown sugar, Yellow Dog Sweet Shake, oat flour and canola oil in a bowl and to to combine. Stir in dates and mix thoroughly. Use a spatula to press the mixture firmly into the pan to make an even layer. Shake on Yellow Dog Sweet Shake on the top.
  5. Bake for 35 minutes until the top is evenly golden. Let cool completely.
  6. Use the parchment to lift out the the bars. Use a serated knife to cut them into bars. Keep in a sealed airtight container and throw them in the truck!