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Crispy Quinoa Fruit Nut Bars

September 16, 2011, 10:09 am

1/2 cup peanut, almond, cashew or hemp butter
pinch sea salt
1/2 cup agave syrup
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 1/2 cups puffed quinoa, millet, or crispy rice
1/2 cup finely chopped dried apricots

Gently heat agave, nut butter, vanilla, and sea salt in a saucepan. Stir until it starts to lightly bubble.  Remove mixture from heat and combine with quinoa puffs and apricots in a bowl. Make sure the cereal is completely coated. Place mixture into a greased 8 inch square cake pan and press to form an even layer. Refrigerate for 30 minutes before cutting.