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healthy vegan crispy treats made with almond butter and seeds

Cacao Almond Butter Crispy Treats

  • Author: Sylvia Fountaine
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 25
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 16
  • Category: snacks, dessert
  • Method: refrigerate
  • Cuisine: northwest

Description

Healthy vegan Cacao Almond Butter Crispy Treats are made with puffed 7 grain cereal, almond butter, found cacao powder and a boatload of  healthy omega 3-powered seeds- chia, sunflower and pumpkin. A delicious chocolatey fix, full of nutritious ingredients.


Ingredients


Instructions

Toast the puffed cereal, pumpkin and sunflower seeds in a 375 F oven until crispy, about 20 minutes, stirring halfway through.  Place in a bowl along with other seeds.

Heat the almond butter, honey (or other sweetener),coconut oil, vanilla and salt in a small pot until melted and well combined. Turn heat off , then stir in cacao powder and cinnamon and quickly pour over the cereal seed mixture and mix well.

Place in a parchment lined 8 x 8 baking dish, and press down firmly with a spatula to create a uniform thickness. Refrigerate 4 hours or overnight.

Flip onto a cutting board, remove parchment and cut into 16, two-inch squares. Cover and store in the fridge.


Notes

Toasting the puffed cereal beforehand ensures a nice crispy texture.

Keywords: rice crispy treats, healthy rice crispy treats, vegan rice crispy treats, cacao crispy treats,