Double Sesame Crispy Brown Rice Bars
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Recipe type: Snack, Dessert
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Serves: 12 bars
 
Double Sesame Crispy Brown Rice Bars dunked in tahini are the ultimate seed-and-whole-grain-packed treat. Plant-based and gluten free: Enjoy these nutritious bars for breakfast, dessert, or a midday snack.
Ingredients
  • 3 Tbsp. coconut oil, divided
  • ½ cup, plus 1 Tbsp. honey
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbsp. tahini (sesame seed paste)
  • 2 Tbsp. unsalted cashew butter
  • 2 cups brown rice crisps
  • ½ cup unsalted sunflower seeds
  • Optional: sesame seeds for sprinkling
Instructions
  1. Combine 2 Tbsp. of the coconut oil, ½ cup honey, and salt in a medium saucepan; heat over medium heat until melted, whisking often.
  2. Remove from heat and whisk in vanilla, 1 Tbsp. of the tahini, and 1 Tbsp. of the cashew butter. Working quickly, stir in brown rice crisps and sunflower seeds.
  3. Firmly press mixture into an 8x8 baking dish lined with lightly greased parchment paper. Freeze for 20 minutes, or until firm. Slice into 12 bars.
  4. Melt remaining 1 Tbsp. of coconut oil in a medium-size bowl. Whisk in remaining 1 Tbsp. honey, 1 Tbsp. tahini and 1 Tbsp. cashew butter.
  5. Dip one end of each of the bars into the mixture, allowing the excess to drip off, then place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Sprinkle with sesame seeds, if desired.
  6. Repeat with the remaining bars. Place in the freezer for 10 minutes or until set. Store leftovers in an airtight container refrigerated for up to 1 week.
Recipe by Dishing Out Health at http://dishingouthealth.com/double-sesame-crispy-brown-rice-bars/