FOX34 Corner Kitchen: protein-packed snacks

FOX34 Corner Kitchen: protein-packed snacks

Dark Chocolate, Seed and Nut Topped Rice Cakes

Ingredients

· 6-8 rice cakes

· ¾ cup dark chocolate chips

· ¼ cup chopped walnuts

· ¼ cup pumpkin seeds

Instructions

1. On a cookie sheet lined with wax paper, place rice cakes.

2. In a medium, microwave safe bowl, place chocolate chips; heat for one minute and stir. If not yet melted, stir an additional 30 seconds and stir.

3. Spread about 1 tablespoon of melted chocolate onto each rice cake; sprinkle with nuts and seeds. Place in refrigerator until set; about 30 min.
 

Peanut Butter Honey Bars

Ingredients

· 6 cups crispy rice cereal

· 1 cup natural peanut butter

· 1 cup raw honey

Instructions

1. In a large microwave safe bowl, add the peanut butter and honey. Heat in microwave for 30 seconds, stir. If needed, heat for an additional 15 seconds; carefully stir and remove from microwave.

2. Carefully stir in cereal, one cup at a time.

3. Line a 9x13 pan with parchment paper or spray with cooking oil; spread cereal mixture into pan. Let sit for about an hour or place in refrigerator until set.

4. Cut into bars. Serve.

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