Recipe: wickedly healthy organic raw ‘snickers’ bars

raw snickers bar,

This wickedly decadent and deliciously healthy sweet treat is daring, but the great news is it’s also high in magnesium, antioxidants and free of refined sugar, making it a fabulous guilt-free indulgence.

Organic Raw Snickers Bars

This recipe makes approximately 16 squares.  raw snickers bar, snickers bar recipe, bannie williams

What you’ll need:

For the nougat

  • 125g raw organic cashews, soaked in water overnight
  • 2TBS coyo (coconut yoghurt) or coconut milk
  • 1tsp organic vanilla essence

For the peanut caramel

  • 3/4 cup organic crunchy peanut butter (100% peanuts, no added sugar)

For the chocolate

  • 1 cup of chocolate coconut butter
  • ½ cup organic coconut oil
  • 3/4 cup of coconut nectar or 100% maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup of raw cacao

What to do:

  1. In a small saucepan, gently melt the chocolate coconut butter, coconut oil, nectar and raw cacao, over a low heat, stirring until smooth. Take off the heat and pour half of the mixture into a small baking dish or container lined with baking paper.
  2. Place in the freezer for at least 10 minutes.
  3. Then, in a small food processor, blitz the cashews, vanilla and coyo until a smooth paste forms. Spread the nougat over the chocolate base and place back into the freezer.
  4. Wipe the food processor clean and then blitz the peanut butter until a smooth consistency. Spread over the nougat layer and place back in the freezer.
  5. Lastly, pour the remaining chocolate mixture over the top of the layers and place in the fridge to set for at least 4 hours.
  6. Slice into rectangles, dust with extra cacao and store in an airtight container in the fridge.