Chocolate

Chocolate Tahini Crunch Bars

April 11, 2017
Photo by Posie Harwood
Author Notes

A hybrid of a rice krispie treat and a chocolate bar, this dessert is buttery, just-barely sweet, and deliciously crunchy. I use bittersweet chocolate so the bars aren't too sweet, but feel free to use semisweet or milk if that's your style. —Posie (Harwood) Brien

  • Prep time 1 hour
  • Cook time 10 minutes
  • Makes one 9" x 13" pan
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 5 ounces dark chocolate
  • 8 ounces tahini
  • 2 tablespoons brown rice syrup (or honey, agave, or granulated sugar)
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 3 cups crisp rice cereal
  • 1/4 cup toasted sesame seeds
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Grease, or line with parchment paper, a 9" x 13" pan.
  2. In a large heatproof bowl or saucepan, melt together the coconut oil and chocolate. Stir until smooth.
  3. Add the tahini, brown rice syrup (or other sweetener if you prefer), and salt and stir to combine.
  4. Add the cereal and stir to coat evenly.
  5. Pour into your prepared pan and smooth the top with a spatula. Sprinkle the toasted sesame seeds over the top. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before slicing and serving.

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I like warm homemade bread slathered with fresh raw milk butter, ice cream in all seasons, the smell of garlic in olive oil, and sugar snap peas fresh off the vine.