Chocolate, Fig and Tahini Spelt Crunch Squares

These Chocolate, Fig & Tahini Spelt Crunch Squares combine the delectable combination of Rude Health Spelt Flakes, figs, chocolate and tahini in a quick, easy and moreish snack.

Makes: 12 squares

Prep time: 15 minutes + 1 hour setting


 150g Rude Health Spelt Flakes

45g raw cacao powder

140g figs, roughly chopped

 2 tbsp honey/coconut nectar

 200g coconut butter/oil, melted

 50g tahini

 ½ tsp orange blossom water

Pinch sea salt

 A few squares of dark chocolate, melted (optional)

Sprinkle of toasted sesame seeds


  1.    Line a 20×20 cm brownie tin with parchment, making sure there is some overhang.
  2.    Next, in a high-speed blender, combine the cacao, figs, honey, coconut oil, tahini, orange blossom water and sea salt. Whizz until well combined.
  3.    Put the Spelt Flakes into a bowl and pour over the chocolate fig mixture. Stir until the Spelt Flakes are coated in the chocolate mixture.
  4.    Pour the mixture into the brownie tin and press down with the back of a spoon or a square parchment. Sprinkle over the toppings, if using, and lightly press these into the mixture with the spoon.
  5.    Drizzle over the melted chocolate and sprinkle over the sesame seeds.
  6.    Pop the tin in the fridge to set, this should take about 30 mins to 1 hour.
  7.    Remove the crunch squares from the tin using the edges of the parchment. Slice into squares. Store in the fridge. These should keep for about a week.

Allergy info: sesame

Recipe by Nena Foster

You’re in rude health when… you hold the world record for highest spelt crunch square stack.