The Pioneer Woman Tasty Kitchen
Profile Photo

Gooey Chocolate Coconut Caramel Bars

0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep:

Cook:

Level: Easy

System:

9
x

Print Options

Page size Letter 3x5 4x6
Text Size Small Medium Large
Content Include description
Include prep time, etc.
Show image

Description

These gooey chocolate coconut caramel bars are out of this world—think “Girl Scout Samoas cookies” but in bar form! It starts with a light crust with hints of cinnamon, followed by a layer of nuts, coconut flakes and dark chocolate. Lastly, the most amazing caramel-flavored sweetened coconut milk is drizzled on top.

Ingredients

  • FOR THE CARAMEL:
  • 15-½ ounces, fluid Full-fat Coconut Milk
  • ½ cups Erythritol (I Use Swerve Brown But You Can Use Brown Or Coconut Sugar)
  • 2 Tablespoons Coconut Butter
  • ½ teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • FOR THE CRUST:
  • 1 cup Almond Flour
  • ¾ teaspoons Ground Cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoons Sea Salt
  • 3 Tablespoons Butter, Unsalted (or Coconut Butter)
  • FOR THE TOP LAYER:
  • ¾ cups Dark Chocolate Chips Or Chunks (I Use Lily's)
  • ½ cups Almonds, Chopped
  • ½ cups Unsweetened Shredded Coconut

Preparation

In a heavy saucepan, heat coconut milk and brown Swerve over medium heat, stirring often. Once coconut milk reaches a boil, turn heat down and let simmer for approximately 30 minutes, until it has reduced by 1/3 to 1/2. You’ll want to stir often. When it reaches a consistency similar to thick sweetened condensed milk or caramel sauce, remove from heat. Add coconut butter and vanilla. Stir well. You should end up with about 1 cup of caramel-colored sweetened coconut milk.

Preheat oven to 350ºF and line an 8×8 pan with parchment. Lightly grease.

While caramel is simmering, mix almond flour, cinnamon, salt and butter. Sprinkle into prepared pan. Use your fingers or a spatula to press dough into an even layer, covering the bottom.

Sprinkle chocolate chips/chunks, almonds and coconut flakes evenly over the crust. (I like to save a small handful to put on top of the caramel sauce). Pour the sweetened coconut milk (caramel sauce) over everything and spread evenly. If you reserved a handful of chocolate, nuts and/or coconut, sprinkle it on top now.

Bake for 25–30 minutes, until lightly browned. Chill in the fridge for about 1 hour or until completely set.

Cut into 9 or 16 squares. Enjoy!

One Comment

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Profile photo of Peggy Johnson

Peggy Johnson on 10.20.2019

You had me at caramel and coconut. I can’t wait to make these

No Reviews

You must be logged in to post a review.

Related Recipes

Brown Butter Blondies
Profile Photo by Lindsay @ My Therapist Cooks in Desserts
Super yummy and easy blondies made in one bowl with no...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 16 Level: Easy


Keto Nanaimo bars
Profile Photo by Kendall Smith in Desserts
Inspired by my Canadian grandmother's famous recipe, these Keto Nanaimo bars...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 20 Level: Easy


Banana Brownies
Profile Photo by Jo - Girl Eats World in Desserts
An incredibly indulgent alternative to banana bread. This is the perfect...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 9 Level: Easy


Salted Cashew Dark Chocolate Chunk Blondies
Profile Photo by Hungry Haley in Desserts
Every single other blondie is about to be extremely jealous. Lightly...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 16 Level: Easy


Coconut Oil Brownies
Profile Photo by Danielle | Delightful Mom Food in Desserts
Extra fudgy coconut oil brownies! This is by far the best...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 16 Level: Easy