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Homemade (knockoff) Cliff Bars

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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Author: Rebecka Evans Owner At Home with Rebecka


  • 1 cup Coconut Date Snacks Rolls made from mashed dates, rolled in shredded coconut and topped with an almond
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • ½ cup almond butter
  • ½ cup brown rice syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 ¼ cup puffed rice cereal
  • 1 cup crispy rice cereal
  • 1 cup whole oats quick-cooking oats are fine
  • ¼ cup coarsely chopped peanuts
  • ¼ cup coarsely chopped almonds
  • ¼ cup coarsely chopped dried cherries
  • 2 tablespoons ground flax-seed meal
  • pinch salt


  • Cover a rimmed cookie sheet with aluminum foil and spray with non stick cooking spray, set aside
  • Heat water in a small sauce pan over medium heat, add coconut date snacks to boiling water, stir until snacks break down and become a paste, add pinch of salt, and remove from heat
  • In a medium skillet, combine the peanut and almond butters, heat until smooth, add date paste, rice syrup, and blend to a thick paste, remove from heat and stir in almond and vanilla extract
  • In a large mixing bowl combine all dry ingredients, mix with spoon or hands to distribute evenly
  • Pour wet ingredients over dry ingredients, mix with spoon or hands to combine, turn mixture into prepared baking sheet and press firmly to pack into pan
  • Allow bars to cool for an hour and cut into bars, store in an airtight container or wrap individually in plastic, store in the refrigerator


I used Coconut Date Snacks Rolls (found in the natural food or baking isle in most markets) to make the date puree, since they were already in my cupboard. Substitute: 1 cup chopped dates and add ¼ cup shredded coconut.