Gluten-Free Hemp Bars

provided by Manitoba Harvest
Dish Type: baking, healthy snacks Lifestyle: gluten free, vegetarian

Ingredients

1/2 cup honey

1/2 tsp. vanilla extract

1/4 cup almond meal

1/4 tsp. salt

1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice

2 tbsp. natural peanut butter (or almond butter)

1/4 cup Hemp Hearts

1 and 1/3 cups almonds, roughly chopped

1/2 cup chocolate chips

1/2 cup pumpkin seeds

Instructions

Preheat oven to 300°F.

Line an 8×8 pan with parchment paper and set aside.

Combine the honey, vanilla, almond meal, salt, pumpkin pie spice, and peanut butter.

Add in the Hemp Hearts, almonds, chocolate chips, and pumpkin seeds and stir until the mixture is well combined.

Pour the mixture into the pan and press down firmly until it’s packed tight and evenly.

Bake for 20 minutes and let cool for one hour. To help the bars firm up, place them in the refrigerator for an additional hour.

Remove the bars from the pan and slice into eight bars. Store in the refrigerator or freezer.