Thursday, April 27, 2017

Salted Caramel Cashew Bars (low carb)


I don't know if I shared one of the best low carb treats that I have ever made.  They are called Salted Caramel Pecan Bars.  A gal on the Trim Healthy Mama FB board shared this recipe.  I tried it and it was amazing!  She gave Jennifer from A Home with Purpose permission to share the recipe, and here is the link for Salted Caramel Pecan Bars.


My only issue with this recipe is that toasting the pecans was tricky.  She mentions that in the recipe.  I was careful and watched them but sometimes, I felt like they over toasted and the bars weren't as tasty.

One day I had the idea to chop up some deluxe roasted cashews instead of toasting the pecans.  It was pure genius for several reasons!  They taste better and I don't have to roast the nuts so this recipe is even quicker to make!

Ah!

The recipe calls for using THM sweeteners but you can use whatever low carb sweetener you prefer - Truvia, Pyure, xylitol, etc...Just use this handy dandy conversion chart.



Here is a great article about the different sweeteners from Wholesome Yum.

If you try these bars, I hope you'll let me know what you think!

9 comments:

  1. Well that sure sounds good. I wish that I could have the cashews. It is terrible to be allergic to such a delicious nut.

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    1. Oh that's sad! Maybe you've outgrown your allergy?

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  2. These look scrumptious Deanna...going to save this recipe.

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    1. They are wonderful. Even people who are not doing low carb love them!

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  3. You and the blog post above yours on my reader both started with Salted Caramel ….
    Recipe looks good!

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  4. These look delicious! Salted caramel anything is tempting!

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