1 and 1/2cupraw almonds, if using unsalted add 1/4 teaspoon salt
Line an 8x8 inch square baking pan with parchment paper and set aside. Preheat the oven to 300F degrees.
In a small saucepan over low heat or in a microwave safe bowl melt together the honey or brown rice syrup, almond butter and coconut oil. Once melted add in the vanilla and stir to combine.
In a separate large size bowl add the almonds, almond meal, coconut & dried cranberries. Toss to combine. Then pour in the melted honey mixture into the bowl with the dry ingredients stir everything together until well mixed.
Press the mixture into the prepared pan tightly packing it down. Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes. Allow to cool fully before cutting into 8-10 bars.
*If you don't have almond meal/ground almonds, you can process almonds in the food processor. Be very careful do so in short bursts or your almonds can become almond butter **You can use sweetened or unsweetened.