Friday, May 8, 2015

no bake almond joy snack bars

These little goodies are packed full of flavor and nutrition and make a satisfying snack. Adapted from howsweeteats.


⅔ cup oat bran
¼ cup ground flaxseed
¼ cup almond flour
⅓ cup unsweetened, flaked coconut
¼ cup sliced toasted almonds
¼ cup mini chocolate chips or cocoa nibs
2 Tbsp. chia seeds
pinch of salt
¼ cup creamy almond butter
¼ cup honey
2-3 Tbsp. coconut oil (or 2 Tbsp coconut oil and 2 Tbsp coconut butter)
1 tsp. vanilla extract

to top:
⅓ cup unsweetened, flaked coconut
⅓ cup sliced toasted almonds

1. In a large bowl combine the oat bran, flax, almond flour, coconut, almonds, chocolate, chia seeds, and salt.
2. In a saucepan, combine the almond butter, honey, coconut oil and vanilla over low heat. Stir until melted and smooth. Add this mixture to the dry ingredients, stirring swell until a wet dough forms. Press into and 8 x 8 greased or parchment lined pan and top with the coconut and almond pressing to adhere. Let cool and cut into bars. Store in fridge.

1 comment:

  1. healthy and sweet thats as good as it gets