I’m not kidding! These chewy caramel-y chocolate nut bars are made and not using a single bowl. From scratch. They’ll prevent all these instances you promise to make one thing candy however run out of time!
Meet my emergency fast sweet-treat!
I’m a kind of individuals who at all times overcommits. Particularly in terms of something meals associated. Then 7 out of 10 instances, I discover myself in a flurry on the final minute as a result of I promised to deliver one thing candy for lunch with mates, or to make one thing for my mates’ son’s college bake sale as a result of she works full time and doesn’t have the time to bake one thing.
So it’s tremendous useful to have a number of actually quick candy recipes up your sleeve and that is one in every of mine. Simply wait till you see the way it’s made – it’s SO QUICK and also you don’t want a SINGLE BOWL!
Find out how to make these no-bowl chocolate nut bars
I do know you’re in all probability questioning how on earth these bars are made with out utilizing a bowl in any respect so I’ll minimize straight to the chase! Right here’s the way it’s carried out:
It’s made by making a biscuit base utilizing butter melted within the pan then sprinkling over crushed biscuits and desiccated coconut. Then it’s topped with nuts (your selection), chocolate chips, then lastly topped with condensed milk which is what brings the entire bar collectively. As soon as baked, it holds collectively and turns into gloriously chewy, caramely bar!
Place butter straight right into a lined pan and soften it within the oven whereas it’s pre-heating.
Swirl to unfold the melted butter throughout the bottom.
Sprinkle crushed biscuits throughout the bottom, then unfold utilizing a spoon/spatula/palms and frivolously press down. I’m not meticulous right here about even spreading, that is, in any case, an emergency recipe!!
Sprinkle coconut throughout the bottom.
High with about 2/3 of the nuts and choc chips
Pour over condensed milk.
High with remaining nuts and choc chips.
Bake half-hour till gentle golden on the sides, then cool earlier than chopping!
Substances in No-bowl chocolate nut bars
Ordinarily I put the substances earlier than the recipe steps, however I really feel like for this recipe it must be different means spherical! So, right here’s what you want. It’s fabulously versatile – any plain biscuits, change the peanuts and chocolate chips with different issues like dried fruit and different nuts.
Condensed milk – This sweetened milk is sort of a thick syrup and that is the important thing ingredient that holds the bar collectively. Normal cans right here in Australia re 395g (14oz) and are bought within the long-life dairy part in grocery retailer aisles.
Peanuts & chocolate chips – Be happy to substitute these with different add-ins of selection. Particularly hand if in case you have a peanut or nut allergy within the household. Strive pepitas and dried fruit!
Coconut – Desiccated coconut blends into the crushed biscuits to create the bottom. In case you don’t like or don’t have coconut, be at liberty so as to add additional biscuits as an alternative, or leftover wheat germ / wheat bran (for those who made final weeks’ Breakfast Muffins!).
Butter – For buttery goodness and likewise to carry the bottom collectively.
Plain biscuits/cookies – Something that may be crushed will work wonderful right here. I’ve used all types through the years – Marie, Arrowroot (featured in right this moment’s recipe), Graham crackers, scotch fingers. I as soon as even made this with chocolate Oreo cookies by scraping the filling off!! (It was an emergency and it was darn scrumptious!)
It’s not a hack
That is a kind of recipes that isn’t a “hack”, however fairly an incidental facet profit is that it may be made with out dirtying a single bowl. I’d make these even when I had to make use of a bowl to make them!
So preserve this one tucked away for a kind of days once you’re in a rush and also you’ve promised to make a candy deal with for your loved ones or mates!! – Nagi x
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No-bowl Chocolate Nut Bars
Prep: 10 minutes
Prepare dinner: 30 minutes
Cooling: 3 hrs
Complete: 3 hrs 40 minutes
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Preheat oven to 180C/350F (160C fan-forced)
Line pan – Flippantly spray a 20cm/8″ sq. pan with oil then press in a sheet of paper (no must be meticulous right here).
Soften butter – Place the butter within the pan then soften within the oven for five minutes.
Biscuit base – Swirl pan to unfold butter then sprinkle over crushed biscuits. Unfold then gently press down (once more, I’m not meticulous about evenness right here).
Layer – Scatter over the coconut, adopted by about 2/3 of the peanuts and choc chips (reserve some for the highest). Pour over condensed milk, unfold for even protection. High with remaining nuts and chocolate chips.
Bake for half-hour or till the sting of the floor is golden brown.
Totally cool earlier than chopping (3 hours on counter, or 1 hr counter + 1 hr fridge). Take away utilizing paper overhang then minimize and eat!
1 cup of crushed biscuits =100g = round 11 Graham Crackers (US) or 11 Anne Marie Biscuits (Australia).
2. Add-ins – Use what you need! Different nuts (roughly chop massive ones), seeds, dried fruit, oats. YUM!
3. Condensed milk is a sweetened milk that’s thick like syrup, bought within the long-life milk part of grocery shops. Holds the entire thing collectively so don’t suggest substituting.
4. Retailer in an hermetic container, ideally within the fridge (will last more) for as much as 5 days. Finest eaten at room temp!
Recipe supply – Fairly positive it’s initially from an previous Girls’s Weekly journal! However the portions have been tweaked over time to my very own.
Diet per slice.
Serving: 64gEnergy: 294cal (15%)Carbohydrates: 32.9g (11%)Protein: 5.1g (10%)Fats: 16.5g (25%)Saturated Fats: 8g (50%)Ldl cholesterol: 22mg (7%)Sodium: 137mg (6%)Potassium: 159mg (5%)Fiber: 2.3g (10%)Sugar: 26.2g (29%)Vitamin A: 200IU (4%)Vitamin C: 0.8mg (1%)Calcium: 90mg (9%)Iron: 2.2mg (12%)
Initially revealed means again in September 2015. Republished with a model new video and photographs by reader request!
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