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This was the first time I made these Raw Snicker Bites and Oh My Goodness, I fell in LOVE. I absolutely love raw dessert, especially when it involves lots of dark chocolate and peanuts!! They are gluten free, sugar free, vegan and taste absolutely amazing. Raw desserts do take a few hours to set in the freezer, but the preparation and blending time is very minimal and the end results are incredible. Seriously, try this yourself and be prepared to be blown away!

Ingredients

Nougat base:
  • 1 cup cashews (soaked 8 + hours)
  • ⅓ cup organic coconut cream
  • ¼ cup melted organic coconut oil
  • 1 Tbsp maple syrup
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • ⅔ cup almond flour
Caramel:
  • 2 cups medjool dates (pitted + soaked 2 + hours)
  • ½ cup peanut butter (smooth or crunchy, I love chunky so I used that)
  • ⅓ cup organic coconut cream
  • ½ cup melted organic coconut oil
  • ½ tsp himalayan salt
  • 1 cup unsalted peanuts (roughly chopped)
Chocolate coating:
  • 180g sugar free dark chocolate (75% +)

Method

  1. Place all the nougat ingredients, except almond flour, into blender and blend until combined. Add almond flour and blend again until smooth. I used my NutriBullet for this and it worked perfectly.
  2. Line tray with aluminium foil or baking paper, I used a 20 x 15 rectangular tray. Pour the nougat mixture into the tray and spread evenly. Place the tray into the freezer for at least 2 hours so it sets.
  3. 10 minutes before taking the nougat layer out of the freezer, place all the caramel ingredients (except peanuts) into the blender and blend until smooth.
  4. Roughly chop the peanuts and combine most (not all) with the caramel mixture. Evenly spread the caramel mixture on top of the nougat layer. Spread the remaining chopped peanuts across the caramel layer. Place the tray back into the freezer for an hour.
  5. Melt the dark chocolate and let it cool slightly.
  6. Remove the tray from the freezer and cut into desired bite sizes.
  7. Dip the raw snicker bites into the chocolate and place on a board or tray. Prepare to get chocolate all over your fingers, but hey, who’s complaining 🙂
  8. Place the tray back into the freezer for about 10 minutes for the chocolate to set and then enjoy!

It made about 18 bite sized raw snicker bars.

Try it out for yourself and don’t forget to let me know what you think 🙂

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Recipe found on Our Holistic Kitchen with slight changes made.