Maca Almond Popcorn Bars

Prep Time:10 minutes

Love almonds? Then you’ll love the taste of these chewy, yummy popcorn bars that boast whole grain, fiber, protein, and an extra nutrient kick from Maca root.

Ingredients

8 cupsJOLLY TIME Pop Corn, popped unsalted, unbuttered
3/4 cupsliced almonds
1/2 cupflaked oats
1/3 cupalmond butter
1/3 cupbrown rice syrup
3 tbsphoney
1/2 tspsalt
2 tspmaca root powder

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line 8-inch square baking pan with parchment paper. Place popcorn in large mixing bowl, remove any unpopped kernels.
2. Spread almonds and oats on baking sheet; bake for about 5 minutes or until lightly browned and toasted. Let cool completely; add to bowl with popcorn.
3. In saucepan set over medium heat, combine almond butter, brown rice syrup, honey and salt. Stir in maca root powder until smooth and dissolved.
4. In large mixing bowl, pour almond butter mixture over popcorn mixture; toss gently to coat evenly. Transfer mixture to prepared baking pan, patting down and spreading to edges. Let cool until firm. Cut into bars.

Recipe compliments of The Popcorn Board