This recipe calls for a food dehydrator.
Place groats in a medium bowl and add cold water to cover. Soak at least 30 minutes or up to 12 hours. Rinse and drain.
Spread rinsed groats onto two non-stick drying sheets and dehydrate at 115° F for 12 hours or until completely dry. Place groats in a medium-sized bowl and set aside.
Place dates, almond butter, vanilla, cacao powder and unsweetened soy milk in a high-speed blender and process until smooth.
Pour date mixture over groats and stir to combine. Pour onto two non-stick drying sheets and dehydrate at 115 degrees for 24 hours or until completely dehydrated. (Recipe #859)