Raw Snickers (v, gf, r)

mmm Snickers. Melt-in-your-mouth chocolate, gooey caramel, crunchy peanuts, and soft nougat all wrapped together into a satisfying bar of yumminess. The ingredients in this “satisfying” bar? MILK CHOCOLATE (SUGAR, COCOA BUTTER, CHOCOLATE, SKIM MILK, LACTOSE, MILKFAT, SOY LECITHIN, ARTIFICIAL FLAVOR), PEANUTS, CORN SYRUP, SUGAR, PALM OIL, SKIM MILK, LACTOSE, PARTIALLY HYDROGENATED SOYBEAN OIL, SALT, EGG WHITES, ARTIFICIAL FLAVOR. (Source: Snickers.com) Still sound yummy to you? Not to me! Therefore, I made my own version of snickers. They still include that melt-in-your-mouth chocolate, gooey caramel, crunchy peanuts, and soft nougat, but are much yummier (and healthier!) than the real Snickers because they don’t contain tons of artificial ingredients. Dig in!  P1240783 P1240785

“Raw” Snickers

makes 10 medium-sized Snickers bars

Nougat

Nougat layer adapted from Emily Von Euw

  • 3/4 cup oat flour
  • 1/4 cup agave
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 cup sliced almonds

Blend everything together in a food processor until smooth. Pour the yummy mixture into a medium-sized container and spread it around (so it’s one layer). Put it in the freezer to set.

Date Caramel

  • around 17 dates
  • 1 tablespoon almond butter
  • 2-3 tablespoons nondairy milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Pulse the dates in a food processor until they are small chunks. Add everything else and blend! Pour it on top of the nougat layer.

peanuts

Sprinkle peanuts on top of the caramel layer. Put the container in the freezer.

Chocolate

  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips (I love Ghiradelli Semisweet)
  • 2-3 tablespoons nondairy milk

Or if you really like coconut, you can use this recipe for the chocolate. Melt the chocolate and milk in a double boiler or in a bowl in the microwave. Stir. Pour on top of the peanut/caramel/nougat mixture and put in the freezer to set. These take 2-3 hours to set. After they’ve set (chocolate is hardened and the bar is firm), cut it into 10 pieces. ENJOY plant-based happiness! P1240784

Have a fun day!

xx Ellie

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