October 29, 2011

Chocolate minty nut bars

Here's a wonderful and joyously healthy bar.
  chocolate and mint, living in harmony!

can you believe this taste infusion?

Chocolate Minty Nut Bars

1 cup Nut butter of your choice
1 cup syrup, brown rice, barley, maple...
5 oz. unsweetened baking chocolate (can use carob chips)
1-2 tsp MINT extract (or about 5 drops of peppermint essential oil)
4 cups flaked cereal such as Nature's path millet rice cereal or raisin bran
1 cup chopped nuts
1/4 cup oat bran or wheat germ
1/4 cup hemp hearts (optional)

Heat nut butter and syrup over medium-low heat (or with double boiler). Stir in chocolate until melted. Mix in cereal, nuts and bran.  Press into a lightly oiled pan and refrigerate until firm.  Cut into bars. enjoy!

for more Great and healthy recipes, 


Ricki said...

These bars look truly ah-may-zing! I love that second shot of the melty chocolate and melty nut butter. . . mmm! And what goes better than mint and chocolate, seriously? ;) Thanks so much for joining in with Wellness Weekend this week! :D

Nelle said...

Mmmm mmmm mmmm...one of my new fav treats! Have all the ingredients now just need to find time to make my own so I can stop mooching yours ;)

Nelle said...

Jayden and I made some this morning! Can't wait for afternoon snack!! Now we just need your "everything cookie" recipe ;)

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...