No Bake Amaranth Bars (Vegan, Gluten-free)

These gluten-free vegan no-bake bars, adapted from Rapunzel, are filled with homemade popped amaranth, almonds, cocoa powder, a combination of cocoa and coconut butter, and sweetened with maple syrup and dried cranberries. They are great on the go, super healthy getting your daily fiber and protein.

 

No Bake Amaranth Bars (Vegan, Gluten-free)

adapted from Rapunzel

  • 85 g Coconut butter, melted
  • 90 g Cocoa butter, melted
  • 150 g Maple syrup
  • 200 g Almond butter
  • 150 g Amaranth, puffed
  • 100 g Dried cranberries
  • 125 g Roasted almonds, ground
  • 2 tbsp Dutch-processed cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp Bourbon Vanilla powder
  • Pinch of salt
  1. Line a 9-inch rectangular pan with parchment paper. Place the coconut butter and cocoa butter in a saucepan. Melt over the low heat.
  2. Mix the melted coconut and cocoa butter together with the rest of ingredients. Spread and press the mixture into the bottom of the prepared pan.
  3. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Slice into bars. Store the rest in the airtighter container in the fridge.