Rice Breakfast Bars

Healthy, energy-packed, honey-sweetened, gluten-free bars. Great as breakfast bar or snack!

Original recipe makes 8 servings


cooking spray
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup uncooked brown rice
1/3 cup peanut butter
1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce
1/4 cup honey
1 egg
1 cup garbanzo bean flour
1/2 cup rolled oats
1/2 cup dried currants
1/4 cup sweetened flaked coconut, chopped
2 tablespoons sunflower seeds
2 tablespoons chia seeds
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • PREP

    25 mins

  • COOK

    1 hr 5 mins


    1 hr 30 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Coat an 8-inch pie pan with cooking spray.
  2. Bring water and brown rice to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until rice is tender and liquid has been absorbed, 45 to 50 minutes.
  3. Stir peanut butter, applesauce, honey, and egg together in a bowl; add rice, garbanzo bean flour, oats, currants, coconut, sunflower seeds, chia seeds, baking powder, and ground cinnamon and stir until combined. Spread dough evenly in prepared pie pan.
  4. Bake in preheated oven until edges are golden brown, about 20 minutes.


Calories: 250 kcal
Carbohydrates: 36.2 g
Cholesterol: 20 mg
Fat: 9.7 g
Fiber: 3.7 g
Protein: 8.1 g
Sodium: 97 mg