Peanut Butter Seed Bars


  • Prep Time10 mins
  • Total Time10 mins
  • Makes36 bars
*PLUS 30 min chilling time
Peanut Butter Seed Bars

Photo, Erik Putz.

Chatelaine Triple Tested

Packed with super-seeds, these bars are the perfect grab-and-go snack.


  • 2 3/4 cups puffed quinoa, toasted

  • 1 cup chopped roasted, salted peanuts

  • 1/2 cup white and/or black sesame seeds

  • 1/2 cup flaxseeds

  • 1/2 cup unsalted sunflower seeds

  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter

  • 2/3 cup honey


  • Line a 9 × 13-in. baking pan with parchment, overhanging on 2 sides.

  • Stir quinoa, peanuts, sesame seeds, flaxseeds and sunflower seeds in a large bowl.

  • Combine peanut butter and honey in a small saucepan over medium, stirring until melted and smooth, 1 to 2 min. Stir into quinoa mixture until evenly combined. Scrape into prepared pan, using a spatula to press firmly into an even layer.

  • Refrigerate until firm, about 30 min. Cut into bars. Refrigerate in a covered container for up to 1 week or freeze for up to 3 weeks.

Nutrition (per bar)

Calories 154, Protein 5g, Carbohydrates 11g, Fat 11g, Fibre 2g, Sodium 67mg.

Kitchen Tip: To toast quinoa, place in a large frying pan over medium and cook, stirring, until golden and fragrant, 2 to 3 min.

Kitchen Tip: We use commercial-style peanut butter for this recipe. Using natural peanut butter will give you a different result.