Poppy Seed Cashew Bar
Preheat oven to 325F.
Mix all ingredients together in a bowel and add to an 8x8” pan lined with parchment paper. Pack down very firmly until you have a nice smooth surface.
Place in oven for ~ 40-50 min. Cook for less time to have chewy bars (40 min) and cook for more time to have crispier bars (50 min). Take them out of the oven when they are perfectly golden! Let cool then cut.
You can use maple syrup or sweetened condensed milk instead of honey, but be sure to add 1 tablespoon of ground flax. They will be crumbly, but will still taste great!
Health benefits: Poppy seed is high in fiber, B vitamins, calcium, phosphorous, iron, magnesium, and zinc.
Quick Version: mix 1.5 cup ground poppy seed, 1 cup chopped nuts, 2/3 cup honey. Microwave for a few minutes and pack into a tray and let cool.
Variation - try Goji berries or your favorite dried fruit!
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