Raw Cocoa Crunch Bark

I love chocolate. And if you’re like me, when I get a craving for chocolate– I want it and I want it now. That’s why this if the perfect recipe for an instant chocolate fix. I love the satisfaction that the coconut oil base provides. It also remains a guilt-free treat with just a touch of sweetener added.

This raw cocoa crunch bark is the perfect recipe for a lightly sweetened, instant chocolate fix. The quinoa adds protein, whole grains, and a wonderful crunch. Choose toppings of your choice to make it your own!

If you are planning to share the bark or want to make a bunch to have on hand, double (or triple!) the recipe. When wrapped tightly, the bark will stay good in the freezer for a few months. (If it lasts that long, that is!)

This raw cocoa crunch bark is the perfect recipe for a lightly sweetened, instant chocolate fix. The quinoa adds protein, whole grains, and a wonderful crunch. Choose toppings of your choice to make it your own!

The basic recipe calls for just a few ingredients, but I always like to top my bark off with a variety of fun toppings. This recipe is fun because you can mix it up depending on what toppings you are in the mood for.

This raw cocoa crunch bark is the perfect recipe for a lightly sweetened, instant chocolate fix. The quinoa adds protein, whole grains, and a wonderful crunch. Choose toppings of your choice to make it your own!

Here are a few of my favorites. If you come up with a new combo for this Raw Cocoa Crunch Bark recipe, I would love to see!

Christmas Cocoa Crunch Bark toppings: dried cranberries, pistachios, candied orange, himalayan salt, white chocolate (recipe here!)

Festive Fall Bark toppings: sliced almonds, dried cranberries, pumpkin seeds, himalayan salt

Loco for Coconut Bark toppings: toasted coconut flakes, sliced almonds

Raw Cocoa Crunch Bark

Heavenly Hazelnut toppings: toasted hazelnut pieces, pink Himalayan salt

Raw Cocoa Crunch Bark

Haunting Halloween toppings: dried apricot and dried mango chunks

Raw Cocoa Crunch Bark

This raw cocoa crunch bark is the perfect recipe for a lightly sweetened, instant chocolate fix. The quinoa adds protein, whole grains, and a wonderful crunch. Choose toppings of your choice to make it your own!
Prep Time10 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Keyword: vegan, flexible, chocolate, gluten free, whole grain, dairy free, lightly sweetened
Servings: 30 pieces

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup 100% cocoa powder unsweetened
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil melted
  • 2 tablespoons sprouted quinoa uncooked
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon stevia
  • Toppings: see various options above, or get creative and add desired toppings of your choice!

Instructions

  • Toast raw quinoa over medium-high heat until slightly browned and nutty aroma.
  • Meanwhile, mix together cocoa powder and melted coconut oil. Stir in toasted quinoa, maple syrup, and stevia.
  • Pour mixture onto a plate or sheet pan lined with parchment paper or wax paper. Sprinkle desired toppings over.
  • Freeze for 1 hour. Break into pieces and enjoy! Store leftovers in freezer for up to 3 months.
This raw cocoa crunch bark is the perfect recipe for a lightly sweetened, instant chocolate fix. The quinoa adds protein, whole grains, and a wonderful crunch. Choose toppings of your choice to make it your own!

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