Soft and chewy chocolate-hemp squares with coconut

Soft and chewy chocolate-hemp squares with coconut

Soft and chewy chocolate-hemp squares with coconut

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 2 minutes
Servings: 9 squares
This recipe is quick and easy. Gluten-free and nutritious, these squares are packed with superfoods including chia seeds, hemp seeds, and raw cacao powder. They make a fantastic dessert or afternoon snack for both kids and adults.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup puffed quinoa
  • 2 cups crunchy puffed rice
  • ⅓ cup PRANA organic raw cacao powder
  • ⅓ cup PRANA organic finely grated coconut
  • 2 tbsp PRANA organic whole black ProactivChia seeds
  • 2 tbsp PRANA organic shelled hemp seeds
  • 1 pinch of sea salt
  • ¾ cup PRANA organic coconut oil (reserve 1 tsp for baking pan)
  • 4 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Preparation

  1. In a large bowl, mix dry ingredients (puffed quinoa, puffed rice, cocoa, coconut, ProactivChia, hemp and sea salt). 
  2. In a saucepan over low heat, melt coconut oil, then add in maple syrup and vanilla extract. Stir for a few seconds and remove from heat. 
  3. Add liquid ingredients to dry ingredients, then mix to combine with a spatula. 
  4. Lightly grease an 8-inch (20 cm) square pan with reserved coconut oil. Pour mixture into greased pan and press in to an even thickness. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate 45 minutes to 1 hour. 
  5. Once chilled, cut into 9 squares. 

Note: These squares will keep covered in the fridge.
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