Healthy Crunch Bars

The BEST healthy, homemade crunch bars recipe that tastes BETTER than the actual candy bar! 5 ingredients, and only takes 5 minutes – Vegan, Gluten-Free, Dairy-free.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups crispy rice cereal (I use Made Good)
  • 1 1/2 cups dark chocolate chips (I use Enjoy Life)
  • 1 cup natural peanut butter can substitute any nut or seed butter 
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil can sub for grass fed butter

Instructions

  • Line an 8 x 8-inch baking dish or deep baking tray of choice with parchment paper and set aside.
  • Add crispy rice cereal into a large mixing bowl and set aside. In a microwave safe bowl or stovetop, combine all your other ingredients and heat until melted. Remove from microwave/off stove and whisk until completely incorporated.
  • Pour the chocolate/peanut butter mixture over the crispy rice cereal and mix until combined. Pour into the lined baking dish and refrigerate until firm (at least an hour).
  • Remove and cut into bars.

Notes

TO STORE: Crunch bars can be stored at room temperature, in a sealable container. They will keep fresh for up to 2 weeks.

TO FREEZE: Wrap individual bars in parchment paper and place them in ziplock bags. They will freeze well for up to 6 months.

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