Coconut-Date Power Breakfast Bars

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Tweaks for the littles

Swap for granulated sugar if you don't have coconut sugar on hand. These bars hold up best stored in the fridge.

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Nonstick vegetable oil spray

6 ounces Medjool dates (about 12), pits removed

¾ cup whole wheat flour

½ cup old-fashioned oats (not quick-cooking)

1 teaspoon kosher salt

½ teaspoon baking powder

1¼ cups almonds, divided

½ cup room-temperature virgin coconut oil

4 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature

⅓ cup coconut sugar

2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons agave nectar or honey

1 cup sweetened shredded coconut

½ teaspoon finely grated lime zest

2 tablespoons fresh lime juice

½ cup unsweetened coconut flakes

½ cup unsweetened shredded coconut

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