It is technically Chocolate Chip Day…so I had to honor Chocolate Chips in a new way other than my most favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe. Thus, Chocolate Crunch Bars were born. These must be stored in the freezer, so they will last awhile…unless of course your kids find it. The good news? There is no added sugar or junk in this recipe. Therefore, serve it up right from the freezer for a Friday night treat and leave the guilt behind.
Chocolate Crunch Bars
By: Bekie A
1/2 cup coconut oil
3/4 cup dark chocolate chips
2 Tbsp pure maple syrup or honey
1/3 cup plus 2 Tbsp of almond butter or your fav nut butter
1 tsp of Vanilla
2 3/4 cups of GF Krispy rice cereal
1 2/3 cups of rolled oats
2-4 Tbsp of chia or flax seeds
–Heat oil either on the stove on low or in the microwave for 45 seconds with the chocolate chips, and almond butter until melted. Stir until smooth. Add to a large bowl and add in the remaining ingredients. It will be crumbly. Press into a coconut greased 13×9 pan and put into the freezer for 20-30 minutes. Remain in the freezer until ready to serve. Cut with a sharp knife in large squares. Yummy!