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Easy Seed Bars

June 24, 2015
Photo by bonheurcuisine
Author Notes

These amazingly easy seed bars are made entirely out of seeds, so if you have a nut allergy these might be for you. They are also gluten-free. Seeds have all sorts of good properties, which make them a healthy option. —bonheurcuisine

  • Makes 8
Ingredients
  • 1 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/3 cup flax seeds
  • 1/3 cup organic sesame seeds
  • 1/3 cup black sesame seeds
  • 3 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1/2 cup organic honey, warmed
  • 4 ounces salted butter, melted (or unsalted butter and a pinch of fine salt)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • pinch of ground cinnamon (optional)
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Grease and line an 8" inch square baking tray
  2. In a bowl combine the seeds, ground cinnamon and pinch of salt, if using unsalted butter. Add the vanilla extract to the melted butter and pour over the seeds. Stir to combine
  3. Add the warm honey and mix with the aid of a wooden spoon
  4. Preheat the oven to 160 C / 320 F. Pour the seed batter into the prepared tin and bake for 30 to 40 minutes or until the surface is golden brown
  5. Allow to cool for ten minutes and mark the bars with the help of a sharp knife. Allow to cool completely for several hours
  6. To serve wrap each bar with a strip of parchment paper. You can keep them in an airtight container for upto a week

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