Seaweed Sesame Squares

1/4 cup white sesame seeds
1/4 cup black sesame seeds
1/4 cup sunflower seeds
1/4 cup almonds, chopped to size of sunflower seeds

1 1/2 sheets Nori seaweed, cut into almond size slivers
1/4 cup maple syrup

Yields 8-10 squares
Preheat oven to 160C/325F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.

Combine all seeds and the chopped almonds in bowl. In a large dry pan over medium-low heat, roast seeds and nuts for 5-7 minutes, or until fragrant. Stir regularly to provide even roasting. Transfer back to bowl. Stir in Nori slivers.
Pour maple syrup over the seaweed seed mixture and stir until mixture is evenly coated and sticky.

Use the prepared baking sheet as surface and fill large cookie cutters with the batter. Press down the batter. with a teaspoon or your fingers. Gently remove the cutter to keep the bars in shape. Repeat until all batter is used up.

Bake for 15-20 minutes. Let cool a little on baking sheet. Then carefully remove bars from the parchment paper. They might still be sticky underneath. Transfer to cooling rack, or simply turn bars upside down to coll and dry completely.

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