Low Carb Chocolate Salted Caramel Bars
Recipe type: Dessert
  • 2.5 Cups of Almond Meal
  • ½ Cup of Sweetener
  • ½ Cup of Hersheys Sugar Free Chocolate Chips
  • 12 Tablespoons of Butter
  • 2.5 Tablespoons of Coconut Flour
  • ½ Teaspoon of Salt
  • ½ Teaspoon of Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Teaspoon of Sea Salt
  • Caramel:
  • ½ Teaspoon of Salt
  • ½ Teaspoon of Xanthan Gum
  • 2 Teaspoons of Molasses
  • 2 Tablespoons of Butter
  • ¼ Cup of Xylitol
  • ½ Cup of Heavy Whipping Cream
  • ¾ Cup of Sweetener
  • 1 Cup of Water
  • 1 Tablespoon of Caramel Extract (Optional)
  1. Preheat oven to 325
  2. Mix together almond meal, coconut flour, sweetener, salt, butter (cut into four separate pieces), and vanilla until well blended and chunky
  3. Use non-stick spray on an 8x8 baking pan and lightly press the crust into the pan
  4. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until firm
  5. Begin caramel sauce by combining water, xylitol, and sweetener in a sauce pan over medium-hot heat; Stirring until well blended
  6. Bring mixture to a boil and cook for about 8 minutes, or until mixture is a brown color; Mixture growing in size and bubbling extensively is normal
  7. Remove from heat and stir in molasses, whipping cream, butter, and salt
  8. Slowly add in the xanthan gum, making sure to remove all lumps
  9. Once the crust is out of the oven add chocolate chips to make a complete layer
  10. Pour caramel sauce over the chocolate chips and bake for an additional 10 minutes
  11. Remove from oven and sprinkle with sea salt
  12. Cut and ENJOY!
Serving size: 1 square (Total recipe makes 16 servings)[br]Protein 4.50g, Carbs 9.50g, Fiber 3.43g, Sugar Alcohol 2.80g -- NET CARBS: 3.20g
Recipe by The Low Carb Diet at https://the-lowcarb-diet.com/low-carb-chocolate-salted-caramel-bars/