Cocoa Crunch Granola Bars

Cocoa Crunch Granola Bars Cocoa Crunch Granola Bars Perfectly balance your plate: Enjoy 3 petites with 1 C (250 ml) Greek yogurt and 1 C (250 ml) berries, or 6 petites with 1 banana.
Perfectly balance your plate: Enjoy 3 petites with 1 C (250 ml) Greek yogurt and 1 C (250 ml) berries, or 6 petites with 1 banana.
  • 10 min prep
  • 25 - 30 minutes
  • 100 calories
  • $0.45
  • Dairy Free
  • Vegetarian

Ingredients


Makes: 30 bars
  • 1 can (19 oz/540 ml) brown lentils, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 C (125 ml) vegetable oil
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tsp (5) vanilla extract
  • 2 C (500 ml) quick-cooking oats
  • 2/3 C (160 ml) shredded coconut
  • 1/3 C (80 ml) bran cereal
  • 1 scoop Vanilla Optimum Vegan Protein Blend
  • 1/4 C (60 ml) brown sugar
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) Cinnamon (ground), or Chai Spice
  • 1/4 C (60 ml) semi-sweet chocolate chips, optional
  • 1-2 Tbsp (15-30 ml) Cocoa Crunch Whole Food Topper, to top

Preparation


 
  • Preheat oven to 350° F (180° C).
  • Place a lightly oiled Perfect Petites mold on a Sheet Pan.
  • In a food processor, blend together first four ingredients.
  • In a bowl, mix together next six ingredients.
  • Add dry ingredients to food processor and pulse mixture until all ingredients are just combined.
  • Mix in chocolate chips, if desired.
  • Sprinkle whole food sprinkle in each cavity and divide mixture evenly on top. Press in lightly. Bake for 15–20 minutes.
  • When cool to the touch, flip mold onto Sheet Pan and twist to pop out granola bars.

Tip


 

Tip: For a vegan option, substitute egg by combining 1 Tbsp (15 ml) ground flax seeds with 3 Tbsp (45 ml) water.
Hack: Replace half the brown sugar with Chocolate Truffle Sweet Dip Mix.

Nutritional Serving Size Per 1 petite:
Calories 100
Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Transfat 0 g
Cholesterol 10 mg
Sodium 45 mg
Carbohydrates 11 g
Fibre 3 g
Sugar 4 g
Protein 4 g

Shop this recipe...

Sheet Pan
$25.00
Perfect Petites
$23.00
Cinnamon (ground)
$7.50
Cocoa Crunch Whole Food Topper
$11.50
Vanilla Optimum Vegan Protein Blend
$60.00