Homemade Crunch® Bar

Make our version of your favorite childhood candy using all-natural ingredients.

By: Natalya Hardan

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Use all-natural ingredients to make a version of your favorite candy bar.

Homemade Crunch® Bar

Use all-natural ingredients to make a version of your favorite candy bar.

Photo by: Natalya Hardan

Natalya Hardan

Ingredients:

  • 1/4-1/2 cup quinoa
  • 1/2 cup melted cacao butter
  • 1/2 cup cacao powder, unsweetened
  • 3 tablespoons agave or other liquid sweetener
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Yield: 8 bars

1. Heat a cooking pot on high heat with no oil. Once the cooking pot is hot, add quinoa (just enough to form a thin layer). You’ll hear it start to pop. Be sure to constantly stir to avoid burning the quinoa. When it’s golden brown, remove from heat and set aside (Image 1).
2. In a saucepan, melt the cacao butter on low heat (Image 2). Add the cacao powder, agave, and vanilla extract, and stir until smooth (Image 3). Set aside to cool for 10 minutes.
3. Add the popped quinoa to the chocolate, and stir (Image 4).
4. Transfer the mixture to a candy bar mold and then to the freezer to set for 15 minutes. They're ready to serve once firm (Image 5).

Use all-natural ingredients to make a version of your favorite candy bar.

Homemade Crunch® Bar

Use all-natural ingredients to make a version of your favorite candy bar.

Photo by: Natalya Hardan

Natalya Hardan

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