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About Recipe

Sweet and salty chocolate drizzled healthy nut bars made with few ingredients and a whole lot of nutrition!

Ingredients

1 bag 16oz mixed nuts (almonds, cashews, cranberries)*

1 cup pumpkin seeds (also called “pepitas")

1 cup brown sugar

? cup honey

1 tsp vanilla extract

pinch salt

coarse sea salt crystals

? cup chocolate chips

Cooking Procedure

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n span>Schedulenn n Pre-heat oven to 350F degrees. Line a 8x11 baking sheet or glass pyrex with parchment paper, allowing for extra parchment to hang on the sides to easily remove the bars.n n In a large bowl add in the first two ingredients (nuts and seeds) and mix to combine.n n In a small sauce pan add in the brown sugar, honey, vanilla extract and pinch of salt. Stir with an n spatula until the sugar has dissolved and mixture starts to bubble.n n Pour sugar mixture over the nuts. Using a wooden spoon fold to combine. This will quickly become sticky and harder to fold.n n Pour nutty mix into the prepared baking sheet/ pyrex and press it down and into the corners with the wooden spoon.n n Bake in the middle rack for 20 minutes. Remove from oven and allow it to cool off for about ½ hour.n n Melt the chocolate chips in microwave for 30-35 seconds. Pour the melted chocolate into a small ziplock bag or sandwich bag (right into one of the corners). Cut a tiny piece of the edge/ corner of the zipper bag allowing for a small whole to release the melted chocolate. Drizzle chocolate over the nut bars, then transfer to the refrigerator for another ½ hour or so.n n When completely cooled, remove the entire piece by pulling the parchment paper out, from it’s longer sides. Place it on a cutting board. Using a sharp long knife, cut into half (the long way) and each half into 6 bars, making 12 bars in total.nn

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