Healthier Twix Bars

Healthier Twix Bars

dairy-free vegan
dairy-free vegan




Recipe posted: 14th April 2021

A healthier twist on the original twix bar...

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A quick and easy healthy snack idea

I'm always coming up with new ways to use my healthy vegan caramel and these twix bars turned out perfect thanks to it! A delicious shortbread layer combined with the vegan caramel and topped with dark chocolate...oh my!

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Ingredients in healthier twix bars

You will need:

Almond flour, all-purpose flour, maple syrup and coconut oil for the shortbread layer.

Coconut oil, dates, smooth peanut butter and water for the caramel.

Finally, you will need dark chocolate or any other chocolate you may prefer for the top.

Tools you will need to make this

You will need:

  • 8 inch pan
  • Food Processor
  • 1 mixing bowl
  • Bowl to melt the chocolate
  • Spatula

For measuring: 1/4 tsp, 1 tsp, 1 tbsp, 1/2 cup, 1 cup.

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Recipe and photographs by The Heavenly Bakes

Healthier Twix Bars

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A healthier twist on the original twix bar.

Prep: 20   Cook: 20   Total: 40 minutes  
Yield around 8-10 bars

Ingredients

Shortbread Layer:

  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1 - 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup + 1 - 1/2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Caramel Filling:

  • 1 cup dates
  • 3 tablespoons smooth peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 5 tablespoons water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Top:

  • 8.8 oz (250g) dark melted chocolate
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil


Method

  1. Start by preheating the oven to 350°F/180°C and line the baking pan with parchment paper.
  2. In a bowl, combine the shortbread ingredients together then transfer to the pan and flatten it.
  3. Bake for 20 minutes.
  4. Once the shortbread layer has chilled slightly, make the caramel.
  5. In a food processor, blend all the caramel ingredients together leaving the water for last.
  6. You can add less or more water, according to your preference.
  7. Spread the caramel all over the shortbread layer.
  8. Melt the chocolate and spread on top of the caramel.
  9. Optional: top with sea salt.
  10. Refrigerate for at least an hour then cut into bars, enjoy!
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I'm CJ, creator of The Heavenly Bakes. In this recipe blog you will find a variation of recipes, ranging from dessert, dinner, lunch and even breakfast. Most recipes are made healthier but you will find a mix of everything here. Traditional recipes, vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free and many more. I can't wait to see what you whip up!

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