Nutty & Decadent Quinoa Bars

Nutty & Decadent Quinoa Bars

I almost hesitate to post this quinoa bars recipe. Not because it isn’t amazing.  It is. In fact, it may be one of my favorite recipes on the entire site. The reason I hesitate to post it is because it is quite a bit indulgent.  Invariably, when I post recipes with butter and/or sugar (even... Read More »

Ingredients

  • Crust
  • ½ cup slivered almonds
  • ½ cup coconut palm sugar
  • 1 ½ cups whole wheat white flour
  • 1 cup quinoa flour
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 12 T cold unsalted butter cut into ½ inch pieces (or 6 T butter, 6 T canola oil)
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • Topping
  • ¾ cup light brown sugar
  • 6 T unsalted butter
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 T heavy cream
  • 3/4 cup popped quinoa
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds
  • 2 cups mixed nuts, toasted
Read the whole recipe on Cooking Quinoa