Soak pitted dates in hot water for 1 hour or until it softens.
Drain the water and keep dates aside in a bowl.
In a deep bowl, place dates and mash them with potato masher.
Now add desiccated coconut and coarsely ground walnut.
Now stir in all the ingredients together until well combined.
Now line a tin/container with parchment paper or wax paper. Transfer the mixture, spread evenly and press it firmly with back of spoon or spatula.
Top it with chopped almonds and pumpkin seeds.
Wrap and chill for at least an hour or until it sets.
Unwrap and cut the bars and enjoy the delicious and healthy date bars.