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Almond Butter Clusters

Almond Butter Clusters

It’s hard to go wrong with a sweet recipe like this–crunchy, chewy, nutty, fruity, yummy. It may not hover at the bottom of the calorie-count list, but if you’re going to splurge on a sweet treat, it might as well be with something that is as full of vibrant nutrients as this!

2 cups allergy-friendly granola
1 cup almond butter
cup shelled, raw sunflower seeds
cup white chocolate chips
cup dried cranberries
cup raw almonds
cup honey (maple syrup for a vegan version)
1 tbsp. vanilla
2 tbsp. unsalted butter, melted and cooled (coconut oil for a vegan version)

1. Grease 9 x 13 baking pan and preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
2. In large mixing bowl, combine all ingredients and mix thoroughly.
3. Pour mixture into greased baking pan and use spatula to pack down firmly.
4. Bake for 35 minutes.
5. Remove from oven and cool well (place in freezer to speed this step up).
6. Use serrated knife to cut the cool mixture into bite-sized clusters.

Makes about 6 cups.

Per serving (1/2 cup): calories 410, fat 27g, protein 9g, carbohydrate 37g, dietary fiber 4g

Read all about nut butters in Nutty for Nut Butter.

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By Cricket Azima, Kiwi magazine

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10:41PM PST on Jan 13, 2013

Sounds great! Thank you.

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6:55AM PDT on May 26, 2012

Sounds wonderful! Thanks for posting.

2:19AM PDT on Aug 24, 2011

Fabulous recipe. Thanks.

4:08PM PDT on Mar 30, 2010

nothing better than a healthy energy bar !!!! thanks for sharing.

4:13PM PDT on Mar 28, 2010


3:59PM PDT on Mar 28, 2010

These sound great!

4:56AM PDT on Mar 24, 2010

We'll try it, it sounds good!

1:19AM PDT on Mar 24, 2010

nutty idea

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