Chewy Purple Power Bars with White Chocolate Beet Drizzle

Prep Time: 1-2 hours // Cook Time: 10 min Servings: 16 Bars

What to do

Make the Bars

  1. Line a 9 x 13 square rectangle casserole dish or Pyrex pan with parchment paper allowing the ends to overhang.
  2. In a large bowl mix to combine the oats, rice crisps, cranberries, goji berries, chocolate chips, pistachios, walnuts, pumpkin seeds, and sunflower seeds.
  3. In a small saucepan over medium heat stir to combine the Love Beets powder, peanut butter, honey, coconut oil, and salt. Heat until melted into a beet-stained hot and pourable mixture.
  4. Pour the beet peanut butter mixture over the dry oat mixture and mix until everything is evenly coated. Using the back of a measuring cup, press the mixture into the pan until it is tightly packed. Cover and place in the refrigerator for at least 1 to 2 hours.
  5. Cut into 16 long rectangular bars and set over a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

Make the Glaze

  1. Combine the white chocolate chips, coconut oil, and beet powder in a small heatproof bowl set over a saucepot of boiling water. Heat until the mixture is hot and melted, stirring occasionally, about 8 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool for 5 minutes. Transfer the glaze to a piping bag or sealable plastic bag snipped from the corner. Drizzle the glaze over the bars. Glaze will set in less than 5 minutes. Serve and enjoy!

*These will keep nicely, in an airtight container at room temp for up to 5 days or in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.

What you’ll Need

Bars

2 cups quick oats

2 cups brown rice cereal crisps–aka “rice krispies”

1 cup dried cranberries

½ cup dried goji berries

½ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

½ cup shelled pistachios, roughly chopped

½ cup walnuts, chopped

¼ pumpkin seeds

¼ cup sunflower seeds

½ cup Love Beets Beet Powder

1 cup creamy peanut butter

¾ cup honey

¼ cup coconut oil

½ tsp salt

Glaze

¼ cup white chocolate chips

2 tbsp coconut oil

2 to 3 tbsp Love Beets Beet Powder, for desired beet stain