Peanut butter seed bars

30

PREP TIME

10 min

TOTAL TIME

10 min

Makes

36 bars

* PLUS 30 min chilling time
Peanut butter seed bars

Photo, Erik Putz.

Packed with super-seeds, these bars are the perfect grab-and-go snack.


Ingredients

  • 2 3/4 cups puffed quinoa , toasted
  • 1 cup chopped roasted, salted peanuts
  • 1/2 cup white and/or black sesame seeds
  • 1/2 cup flaxseeds
  • 1/2 cup unsalted sunflower seeds
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2/3 cup honey

Instructions

  • Line a 9 × 13-in. baking pan with parchment, overhanging on 2 sides.
  • Stir quinoa, peanuts, sesame seeds, flaxseeds and sunflower seeds in a large bowl.
  • Combine peanut butter and honey in a small saucepan over medium, stirring until melted and smooth, 1 to 2 min. Stir into quinoa mixture until evenly combined. Scrape into prepared pan, using a spatula to press firmly into an even layer.
  • Refrigerate until firm, about 30 min. Cut into bars. Refrigerate in a covered container for up to 1 week
    or freeze for up to 3 weeks.

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Nutrition (per bar)

  • Calories
  • 154,
  • Protein
  • 5 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 11 g,
  • Fat
  • 11 g,
  • Fibre
  • 2 g,
  • Sodium
  • 67 mg.

Kitchen Tip: To toast quinoa, place in a large frying pan over medium and cook, stirring, until golden and fragrant, 2 to 3 min.

Kitchen Tip: We use commercial-style peanut butter for this recipe. Using natural peanut butter will give you a different result.