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Chocolate Almond-Butter Squares (Gluten Free)


Ready for some yum that will also fill your tum? These squares aren’t only super tasty—they are also filled with superfood goodness! Packed with walnuts, pumpkin seeds, coconut, and oats, you’ll be getting a dose of fibre and good fats, all while satisfying your sweet tooth and satiating your hunger. These sweet squares can be stored in the fridge to be enjoyed within a week—or in the freezer for an anytime treat.


Prepare the Chocolate Almond-Butter Squares

Yields 36 squares


Place a piece of parchment paper in an eight- by eight-inch baking dish.


Add almond butter, maple syrup, and coconut oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir constantly, careful not to burn.


Remove from heat and add chocolate chips and vanilla. Stir until thoroughly combined and chocolate chips have melted.


Next, stir in coconut, walnuts, pumpkin seeds, and oats until thoroughly combined.


Transfer mixture to the parchment paper-lined baking dish. Refrigerate or freeze until mixture is firm.


Remove chilled mixture from baking dish by lifting the parchment paper. Place on cutting board and cut into squares.


Try swapping in other nuts and seeds to customize your squares!


Recipe excerpted from Some Good Sweet Treats (Breakwater Books, 2020) with permission from the publisher.