Q: Every time I see a recipe for energy bars/balls, they always involve using dates. Coming from someone who isn't a fan of dates, are there any substitutes for them in these types of recipes? Or are dates the end-all, be-all ingredient of energy bar recipes?
Sent by Kim
Editor: I'm not quite sure of an exact substitute for dates, although we do have a few recipes for snack bars and bites that don't use them.
Readers, do you have any favorite energy bar recipes that don't use dates?