Coconut Date Bars

500g pitted dates, chopped

1 � cups coconut chips or desiccated coconut

� cup Extra Virgin Coconut oil

� cup water

� cup honey

2 � cups rolled oats

2/3 cup chopped almonds

1 teaspoon vanilla

Lightly oil a 25 cm baking tray. Combine the dates, coconut, oil, water and honey in a medium saucepan and simmer for 4 minutes. Pour into a bowl, add the oats, almonds and vanilla. Spread in the tray and refrigerate for about 2 hours. To serve, cut into small rectangles about 6cm by 3cm