A Paleo Twix Bar Recipe That Tastes Like The Real Thing

If you have a sweet tooth, going Paleo can be super difficult. If you've ever been tempted to cave and grab yourself a sweet, delicious, candy bar, this recipe may be your saviour! This "Twix" bar recipe uses all paleo approved ingredients and tastes like a real Twix bar but is way healthier for you! What are you waiting for? Check it out:

INGREDIENTS

For the Cookie: 1/2 cup coconut flour 2 tablespoons arrowroot 1/4 teaspoon sea salt 2/3 cup grass-fed butter, melted 2 tablespoons honey 1 teaspoon vanilla extract For the Caramel: 1 cup pitted dates, soaked in hot water for 20 minutes and drained 1 teaspoon white vinegar 1/4 cup full-fat coconut milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 tablespoon grass-fed butter, melted For the Chocolate Sauce: 1/4 cup pitted dates, soaked in hot water for 20 minutes and drained 1/2 cup full-fat coconut milk 1 tablespoon cocoa powder

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment.
    1. Whisk the coconut flour and arrowroot with the salt in a large bowl. Whisk the butter with the honey and vanilla, and add it to the flour. Stir until fully mixed and you have a thick, wet dough.
    2. Pat the dough into a square about 1/2-inch thick on the parchment. Bake for 8-10 minutes, until very light golden brown
To make the caramel:
    1. Blend the dates, vinegar, coconut milk, vanilla, and butter until a thick paste.
    2. When the cookie is done and cooled, spread the caramel on top in an even layer. Transfer the pan to the freezer to firm up.
To make the chocolate sauce:
  1. Put the dates and coconut milk in a blender and blend until smooth. Transfer to a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a low simmer and simmer until thick and smooth. Stir in the cocoa powder and stir until mixed in. Allow to cool completely.
  2. Remove the cookie from the freezer, and cut into 1-2-inch bars. Cover each with the chocolate sauce and either serve immediately, or refrigerate until firm. Store leftovers in the refrigerator.
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