Recipes

Sesame and Almond Butter Energy Bars

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Want to know more about the health benefits of Sesame Seeds? Check out my blog post here!

This recipe makes 12 large or 16 small balls, or a 9x9 inch square pan.

Ingredients:

1/3 cup Almond Butter
1/3 cup Sesame Tahini Paste
1/3 cup Honey or Maple Syrup
1/3 cup Toasted Sesame Seeds
1/2 cup Oats
1/3 cup Shredded Coconut
1/2 cups Raisons
1/4 cup Dark chocolate chips, optional, but recommended
1 tablespoon Freshly ground flax
1/3 cup Oat flour or coconut flour
1/2 teaspoon Sea salt

Directions:

  1. Toast the sesame seeds in a dry pan on medium heat until they begin to brown, stirring regularly. Do not let burn! Remove from pan onto a plate and let completely cool.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix the almond butter, tahini paste and sweeter until well combined.
  3. In a separate medium bowl, mix the rest of the ingredients together well. Pour the dry into the wet and mix until everything is thoroughly incorporated. Form into balls of desired size, or press into a 9 x 9 baking dish. Place in the in the fridge or the freezer to firm up. Defrost for 10 - minutes before serving. Can be stored for a week in the fridge or several weeks in the freezer.
Liz Murray