No-Bake Double Chocolate Super Amazing Granola Bars


It is a chocolate-dipped sort of week here on HHL! First I whipped up some yummy chocolate-dipped ice cream bars and now I'm onto some super easy, super cravable, super everything "kitchen sink bars" .. aka my No-Bake Double Chocolate Super Amazing Granola Bars. And I made another video. I am addicted to video making once again. It is just so fun and I love chatting with you guys face to "face!" Get the recipe and video..







Watch my how-to video for tips and a look at me making this exact recipe. Plus some fun like a bonus kitty clip at the end. These kitchen sink bars are fun to make and very forgivable. Adding a bit more or a bit less of each ingredient or changing the ingredient altogether is totally approved for this recipe. So get creative, use what is in your kitchen and pantry and have fun.

Watch first then grab the complete recipe below! -- adjust the settings to watch in 720p HD for best viewing!







Another form of chocolate-dipped fun: chocolate-dipped ice cream bars! vegan style..







No-Bake Double Chocolate Super Amazing Granola Bars

Kathy Patalsky

Published 05/15/2014

No-Bake Double Chocolate Super Amazing Granola Bars

Chocolate-infused no-bake granola bars made using rolled oats, nuts, seeds and natural sweeteners like maple syrup!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 4 Tbsp chia seeds
  • 5 Brazil nuts, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp extra virgin coconut oil, melted
  • 2 - 2 1/2 Tbsp nut butter (almond or peanut)
  • 3 pinches pink salt
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric (optional, sub with cinnamon)
  • 3/4 cup sprouted raw pumpkin seeds, salted
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp cocoa powder, unsweetened
  • 2 Tbsp mini chocolate chips, vegan
  • 2 Tbsp - 1/3 cup maple syrup, grade B
  • 1-2 Tbsp vegan chocolate chips (for chocolate drizzle)
  • 1 Tbsp coconut oil (for chocolate drizzle)

Instructions

  1. Add all the ingredients to a large mixing bowl and blend well until combined.
  2. Line a small casserole or baking dish with parchment paper.
  3. Spread the mixture over the parchment paper and flatten with a spatula to smooth.
  4. Place the dish in the freezer for at least 20-30 minutes to chill.
  5. Warm the chocolate drizzle mixture in the microwave or stovetop - stir until silky and liquid. About 60 seconds in the microwave is the fast way - simmer on the stove or over a double broiler for the longer way.
  6. Pull the bars and drizzle or pour the chocolate over top. The chocolate will firm up from the cold bars. Slice and serve or store. Store in the freezer or fridge.

Yield: 4 large bars or 8 squares

Prep Time: 00 hrs. 10 mins.

Cook time: 00 hrs. 20 mins.

Total time: 30 mins.

Tags: dessert,snack,vegan

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