Snickers Fudge Brownies with Sweet Caramel Topping

Photo Credit: cafedelites

Photo Credit: cafedelites Snickers Fudge Brownies with Sweet Caramel Topping

Snickers Fudge Brownies with Sweet Caramel Topping

These Snickers Fudge Brownies are made using healthy Spelt flour, however any flour is fine. And topping them with a thick and HEALTHY caramel topping, along with melted chocolate.

BROWNIES:

  • ¼ cup light butter/coconut oil, melted
  • ½ cup natural sweetener/sugar of choice
  • ¾ cup water
  • ¼ cup peanut and cacao spread
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup spelt flour (or plain/all purpose)
  • 1½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ⅓ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ¼ cup low fat vanilla yoghurt

CARAMEL TOPPING:

  • ½ cup fresh pitted Medjool dates (approx 5 dates)
  • ⅛ cup sweetener/sugar of choice
  • ⅛ cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup (can be sugar free – sub with agave or rice malt syrup)

EXTRA TOPPING:

  • 2 tablespoons milk or dark chocolate chips, melted
  • 2 tablespoons crushed peanuts (optional)

Instructions

  •  Preheat oven 176c | 350F. Spray a 8×8-inch baking pan with oil spray, wipe over with a paper towel, and set aside.
  • Whisk butter/oil, sweetener/sugar, water, spread, yoghurt and vanilla extract until combined. Add flour, baking powder cocoa powder and yoghurt. Mix well with a wooden spoon, but be careful not to over beat. The batter will be thick but smooth.
  • Pour batter into baking tray and bake for 25 – 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the centre comes out clean.
  • While brownies are baking, make caramel topping. Throw dates, sweetener/sugar, milk and vanilla into a food processor. Process for approx 5 minutes, scraping down the sides with a spatula, until smooth and thick. Set aside.
  • Melt chocolate chips in the microwave in 30 second intervals until melted, stirring between intervals with a metal fork.
    When brownies are done, remove from oven and cool for 20 minutes before placing onto a wire rack. Top with caramel topping and drizzle with melted chocolate. Sprinkle peanuts on top! ENJOY!
Photo Credit: cafedelites

Photo Credit: cafedelites

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