Quinoa is great as a salad, or side dish but what about quinoa as dessert? Crisped Quinoa is crunchy with a light toasted flavor. Add Puffed Quinoa to cereal or explore other sweet options.

Prep time: 0 min

Cook time: 130 min

Total time: 130 min

Chocolate Quinoa Crunch Bars
Copyright Recipe © 2015 Woodland Foods


Makes 32 bars


  1. Line 8-inch by 8-inch baking pan with double layer of parchment paper, leaving overhang on all sides.

  2. Stir together coconut oil and agave nectar in small saucepan over medium heat. Remove from heat, and stir in cocoa powder and salt until mixture is smooth. Add crisped quinoa, and mix until thoroughly incorporated.

  3. Pour mixture into prepared 8-inch by 8-inch pan, and use silicone spatula to spread to uniform thickness.

  4. Place in freezer until chocolate has hardened, at least 2 hours. Lift parchment paper by edges to remove from pan. Peel off paper, and cut into 1-inch by 2-inch bars. Store in freezer.