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No-Bake Dessert: Snickers Edition

If you’re looking for a recipe that’s sure to please a crowd, then you’ve come to the right place. Show your guests that dessert doesn’t need to be unhealthy by making this delicious, decadent recipe that really tastes just like a snickers bar.  Whether you’re making it for a party or you’re looking to treat yourself without breaking the healthy streak you’ve been on, this dessert is a winner and it’s the kind even the pickiest person will love.

Ingredients

Base:

  • 1 cup almonds (I used activated almonds)
  • 8 dates, pitted
  • ¼ cup coconut oil
  • 4 tbsp cacao powder
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • pinch of sea salt 

Caramel filling:

  • 1 cup cashew nuts, soaked (2-4 hrs) and rinsed
  • ¼ cup coconut oil
  • ¼ cup almond butter
  • 2 tbsp tahini
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 6 dates, pitted
  • pinch of sea salt

Chocolate topping:

  • ½ cup coconut oil
  • ¼ cup cacao powder
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup
  • pinch of sea salt

Almond layers:

1 cup almonds, chopped or whole

Directions

  1. To make the base: Line a 9″ x 9″ shallow tin with foil or baking paper.
  2. Process the almonds until a crumb consistency forms then add the dates, maple syrup, cacao, chia seeds, vanilla and sea salt until well mixed. Press the mixture into the slice tin evenly then put into the freezer while preparing the caramel layer.
  3. Layer 1/3 cup of chopped almonds or whole almonds and lightly press them in.
  4. Caramel layer: Add all the ingredients into a high powdered blender and process until smooth. Spread this mixture on top of the base then and place back into the freezer.
  5. Repeat step 4.) Layer 1/3 cup of chop or whole almonds over the caramel layer.
  6. Chocolate layer: Warm and melt the coconut oil and maple syrup together stirring well, then add the maple syrup and cacao and mix well.
  7. Add the chocolate layer to the top of the caramel nut layer and sprinkle the remaining almonds (1/3 cup) over the top and replace back into the freezer and leave for a few hours.
  8. Once dish has hardened enough you can cut up into squares and store this in the freezer in an air-tight container.
Prep Time: 1 hour
Cook Time: 3 hours (in the fridge)
Total Time: 4 hours

Servings: 36

Serving Size: 1 bar

Substitutions

  • Almonds – Brazil nuts, pecans, hazelnuts
  • Dates – dried figs, raisins, sultanas
  • Chia seeds – flaxseeds
  • Maple syrup – honey, rice syrup
  • Cacao – carob powder
  • Cashews – macadamia
  • Coconut oil – cacao butter

Calories: 180

Fat: 14g

Trans Fat: 6g

Cholesterol: 0mg

Sodium: 25mg

Carbohydrates: 12g

Fiber: 3g

Sugars: 7g

Protein: 4g