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Toasted Cashew Candy Bars - Vegan & Gluten Free

Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword cashew candy bars, no bake candy bars
Prep Time 16 minutes
Chill 1 hour
Servings 9
Calories 350 kcal
Author Sharon

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Heat a frying pan over medium high heat. Once the pan is hot add the cashews in a single layer. Stir frequently so the don't burn. Remove from heat when they are fragrant (about 3-4 minutes) and transfer them to a cutting board and give them a rough chop.
  2. line a 9x9 dish with parchment paper and set aside. In a large bowl, mix together the cashews with the oats, peanut butter and maple syrup. Press this mixture into the bottom of the parchment lined 9x9 and pop it into the freezer
  3. Meanwhile melt the chocolate chips and coconut oil together in a small saucepan over low heat. Once the chocolate mixture is smooth, remove the base from the freezer and pour the chocolate overtop. Return the 9x9 to the freezer and let it set for an hour
  4. Let it sit for 5 minutes or so before slicing, or the chocolate on top might crack a bit
  5. Store covered in the fridge or freezer
Nutrition Facts
Toasted Cashew Candy Bars - Vegan & Gluten Free
Amount Per Serving (9 g)
Calories 350 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19g 29%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Sodium 112mg 5%
Potassium 355mg 10%
Total Carbohydrates 36g 12%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 16g
Protein 9g 18%
Calcium 7.1%
Iron 9.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.